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Very Social Studies

A Texas teacher’s perspective on her unique students and their shift to digital textbooks. GUEST COLUMN | by Stacy Brown I am a sixth grade Social Studies teacher for Burkburnett Independent School District in Burkburnett, Texas. My district is blessed, … Continue reading

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Making Service Learning More Than Service

And getting rid of a ‘big mess of paper’. GUEST COLUMN | by Dennis Pierce In addition to meeting minimum grade standards, student members of the National Honor Society are required to participate in community service. For NHS students at … Continue reading

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Education Empowered by Digital Technology

With disruption of the education experience, a survey of some key trends to watch. GUEST COLUMN | by Anand Subramanian We have seen how digital disruption has dominated the educational experience over the past two years. The focus has now … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | SmartBook from McGraw-Hill Education  

SmartBook, by learning science company McGraw-Hill Education, is a digital version of a course textbook – with a twist. SmartBook delivers the same content as a traditional textbook, but unlike a typical e-book, SmartBook actively tailors that content to the … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | Discovery Education’s Science Techbook

The first of Discovery Education’s series of award-winning digital textbooks that are now currently used by more than 3 million students in all 50 U.S. states and several Canadian provinces is their Science Techbook™. Originally launched in 2009, the Science … Continue reading

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