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High Stakes Exams

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Shane Dennison

The Stakes are High but the Current Level of Confidence in them is Low!

Tech Insights: New Mobile App

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Paul Johansen

One of the things I enjoy most about my role is getting out and visiting with our customers to see how the technology we are putting in place is helping students learn.

How to Refocus Students After the Break

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Scott Sterling

I’m sorry to be the bearer of bad news, but for most teachers these next few days signal a return to the classroom and their little angels.

3 New Years Resolutions for Every Teacher

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Scott Sterling

We find ourselves in that blessed two weeks where the only professional development being accomplished is sleeping more than usual.

Activities to give your students during winter break

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Kristin Flynn

For many schools, today is the last day class is in session before winter break.  Students will be headed home to enjoy holiday and winter fun, but that doesn’t mean they need to put their learning

5 Technologies and Strategies that Every Teacher Wants from Santa

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Scott Sterling

Next week the jolly old elf will jump in his sleigh and dispense gifts to billions of children around the world.

Study Island and NWEA™ Partner to Drive Student Success

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Ashlee Tatum-Eckley

Does your school or district use Measure of Academic Progress (MAP©) assessments? Yes? Edmentum has a new integrated solution to drive your students' success.

In Education, Expectations are Everything

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Scott Sterling

Henry Ford once said, “Whether you think you can or think you can’t, you’re probably right.” I would expand that great line to “Whether your teacher thinks you can or thinks you can’t, they’re

Life-Long Learners or Material Masters

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Shane Dennison

What’s it Gonna Be? Need for Assessment Changes in America. As educators we need to step back and put ourselves in the shoes of our students for a moment.

Cost of Standardized Testing

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Ashlee Tatum-Eckley

Education Week recently released findings from a new report by Brown Center on Education Policy at the Brookings Institution that states standardized testing is costing states $1.7 billion per year.

Change Education with Edmentum: A new series on Edmentum products

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Andy Frost

This morning I was at the dentist. As I was sitting in the chair with my mouth wide open, the dentist and her assistant were talking about their new digital record-keeping system.

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