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What Teachers Should Know About Messaging Apps

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Scott Sterling

Messaging apps are one of the most popular segments of the different app stores. Everyone is looking for functionality not provided by the stock messaging apps on phones and tablets.

5 Kickstarters that Would Be Great in Your Classroom

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Scott Sterling

Kickstarter, the crowdfunding website, can be a great place to look for new classroom tools before they become mainstream.

Teachers’ Guide to Back-to-School Savings

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McKenna Wierman

We know that funds can get tight for teachers as you try to get your classrooms and yourselves ready for a new school year. Check out these simple tips and tricks to help you save money as you embark on your back-to-school shopping spree!

[Edmentum’s Commitment] Actionable Data to Inform Instruction

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John Bowie

What is the biggest challenge facing teachers today? We ask this question of educators whenever we observe a classroom, host a focus group, or conduct a market research survey. The answer we receive is almost always the same: teachers never have enough time. At Edmentum, designing products that save teachers time is a core part of our commitment to being educators’ most trusted partner in creating successful student outcomes. One of the ways we accomplish this is by focusing on providing educators with comprehensive data on their students’ activity, achievement, and growth – data that is actionable, visual, insightful, and secure.

[Parent Tips] Successful Grade Transitions from Kindergarten Through High School

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Megan Sternke

New classroom environments, unfamiliar teachers, and different expectations make transitioning to a new grade a challenging experience for many children. This transition can be especially stressful when it includes changing buildings as well. Check out our tips for making these transitions as smooth and successful as possible from Kindergarten through high school!

Rethink Your Grading System

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Scott Sterling

Ready to revamp your grading system? Here are five options to consider!

The Benefits of Bringing Gamification into the Classroom

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Scott Sterling

Games can be a powerful tool in the classroom to provide context around learning experiences in order to deepen students' engagement and understanding.

[Classroom Management] Implementing Tech Tools without the Headaches

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Madison Michell

It's always exciting to start using new tech tools in the classroom - and just a little daunting. With careful planning, a few organizational tricks, and plenty of practice, you can feel confident about implementing these resources without any fear or frustration!

[Summer Planning] Tips for Time Management in the Classroom

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Shannan LaMalfa

Teacher's daily schedules are filled with lots of competing demands on their time. We've put together a few of our best classroom time management strategies to help you make the most of your school days!

Who, What, and How? Exploring Genius Hour

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Madison Michell

Looking for a strategy to incorporate more authentic learning and student agency in your classroom? Try giving students the opportunity to explore their own interests with a genius hour!

Is Visual Note Taking Worth a Try?

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Scott Sterling

Lots of students like to draw and doodle during class. Visual note taking strategies can turn that tendency into a powerful tool to deepen comprehension.

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