Tag Archives: deeper learning

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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Cool Tool | Twig Science Videos

Now this is science done right. As an educator, you can truly bring science to life with more than 600 real-world, engaging science videos. These three-minute videos combine rigorous research with concise scripts and utterly stunning visuals. The result is an inspiring … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | Total Motivation ELA

Here’s a print and online supplemental curriculum that integrates critical thinking and process skills with instruction. It is built to provide complete alignment to 100 percent of the Common Core Standards for Reading/Language Arts and addresses rigor, depth, and conceptual understanding—online and in … Continue reading

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