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About Those $100,000 Jobs

To get students engaged in Computer Science, one teacher says, make learning to code as easy as playing a game. GUEST COLUMN | By Matt Mueller Teaching students how to code software is one of the most valuable skills a school can … Continue reading

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5 Ways to Disrupt STEM

Really building proficiency to fill the STEM pipeline with qualified people. GUEST COLUMN | by Vernon Johnson The demand for professionals in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) continues to outpace the supply of trained workers and professionals. A report … Continue reading

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Making an Educational Game

Behind the scenes of an edtech company. GUEST COLUMN | by Jenny Paradise In the past, the makings of a successful school lesson consisted of an inspired idea, a whiteboard, a worksheet, and eager students. With advances in technology, more … Continue reading

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Paperless Preschools

Technology can be an enabler to a better classroom by actually getting out of the way. GUEST COLUMN | by Dave Vasen There’s a general refrain that technology should be avoided when it comes to early education. Teachers should not … Continue reading

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Measuring Career Development

A university’s secret weapon to measure course effectiveness. GUEST COLUMN | by Melissa Lang Career development is an important part of a student’s journey through college, but how do we measure this? How does a student know when she is career-ready? … Continue reading

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