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Resist the Urge

Truly equipping graduates for the world of work. GUEST COLUMN | by Kieran Webb The recently released 2016 Workforce Skills Preparedness Report compiled by researchers at Payscale suggests that the gap between the skills employers need and the skills students … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | Learning Upgrade Android and iOS Apps

With more and more students using smartphones for learning, Learning Upgrade, provider of literacy and math curriculum for English language learners (ELLs), has taken its ELL programs mobile. With their apps for iOS and Android, the millions of learners who … Continue reading

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Let Them Read!

Hey tech-savvy teacher, here are some cool tools for improving literacy skills. GUEST COLUMN | by Rita Platt Most teachers would agree that increasing both differentiation and integration of content is the key to maximizing learning. For the tech-savvy teacher, … Continue reading

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Cultivating Extraordinary Youth

Leveraging technology to help students break the cycle of poverty. GUEST COLUMN | by Lynne Martin More than 10,000 students are now using the Students Rising Above (SRA) free online College2CareersHub, and that milestone is an opportune moment to envision … Continue reading

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Creating Blended Learning Models That Work

For district leaders, finding the right blend of technology, commitment, and support can be the difference between success and failure. GUEST COLUMN | by Eileen Murphy Buckley Not long ago, while hosting a blended learning training for a large, high-performing … Continue reading

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