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Movers and Shakers in Education: Part II

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Michelle Lee

My blog this month will be a little longer than usual. Who I introduce is well worth the length.

In the Market for an Assessment?

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Nyla Benjamin

With a majority of states ridding themselves of their previous English language arts and mathematics standards in favor of more rigorous college and career ready standards, the need for new statewi

Success Story: Abilene Independent School District

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Kristin Flynn

Abilene’s director of the extended school program, Heath  Wright, was brought on board beginning with the 2010-11 school year to build and deliver a new extended school program to students that inc

Edmentum’s Product Vision Wrap-Up

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Andy Frost

Back in March, I kicked off a series of blog posts on our product vision. In that post, I talked about all of the planning going on for summer vacations (my summer was great, by the way, thanks for asking). Now, almost six months later, summer vacations are over and everyone is diving into a new school year.

How to Cover Sensitive Topics in Class

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Scott Sterling

August 28th marked the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech.

4 Ways to Boost High Stakes Testing Scores

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Andrea Gronberg

Here are some helpful tips that will help your students train for the “marathon” of high-stakes testing:

Back to School Mobile Resources

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Kristin Flynn

Mobile learning is a growing trend in classrooms, creating a more flexible, collaborative, and interactive learning experience in schools and districts. Mobile devices are changing the way that educators teach and students process the information, and they have become an assumed part of the education equation.

Establishing Firm but Fair Rapport in the Classroom

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Scott Sterling

The holy grail of education is a rapport with the students that falls somewhere between “cool older cousin” and “prison guard”.

Creating a Larger Community of STEM Advocates

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Kristin Flynn

Who are your STEM advocates? Fellow teachers? Administrators? Parents? There are a lot of possibilities. But Change the Equation (CTEq) is thinking beyond the immediate education community and envisions the potential that creating private sector advocates can have on STEM education.

Examining the Next Generation Science Standards: their Background, Development, and Vision - Part 2

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Shagit Thakkar

Shagit Thakkar, Curriculum Manager at Edmentum specializing in science content, continues part two of his series, “Examining the Next Generation Science Standards: Their Background, Development

Putting Theory into Practice: Implementing Effective Strategies for English Language Learners

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Shari Rios

In my last blog post: “What does Common Core Mean for English Language Learners?” we explored some effective strategies for teaching English Language Learners (ELLs). In this series, we will delve deeper into those strategies and look at some practical ways to implement them in the classroom.

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