Tag Archives: deeper learning

Cool Tool | NextLesson

This platform offers K-12 teachers over 10,000 resources that engage students in real world problem solving through topics they care about, such as movies, books, sports and celebrities. Complementing core adoptions, NextLesson enables students to develop deep understanding of skills … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | The People’s Guide

As we marvel at the ever-advancing state of technology today, let’s bear in mind the U.S. Constitution laid the groundwork for innovation by granting authors and inventors exclusive rights to their writings and discoveries. The framers of our Constitution wanted … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | Big Word Club

You’ve heard of the Digital Divide, well, here’s a very different chasm in education: the Word Gap. What’s this? “A gap in vocabulary between rich and poor,” says Shane DeRolf, founder and CEO of Big Word Club. Research has documented that students from lower … Continue reading

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Adaptive Learning

The key to unlocking student potential. GUEST COLUMN | by Jessie Woolley-Wilson With an understanding of their growing and ethnically diverse student population, district administrators in Baltimore County School District set their sights on raising the academic bar and closing … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | Lightbox

Designed for pre-K—12 teachers looking to improve student engagement, comprehension, vocabulary and literacy development, Follett’s Lightbox is a fully interactive, multimedia educational space that encourages students to see learning in a new light. Students receive a multimedia learning experience incorporating … Continue reading

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