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Middle Grade Humanities: Going Beyond the English Class

The middle grades serve as important years for students to immerse themselves in reading and writing across content areas. Schools are increasingly finding ways to create opportunities for students to write and read in content areas that go beyond the English class.

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Blended Reading Success in the Intermediate Grades

Cypress-Fairbanks principal Becky Koop has had success with READ 180, a blended learning reading program.

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Playing to Win: How Game-based Social Skills Interventions Can Help Kids Make Friends and Succeed Academically

By: Melissa DeRosier, Ph.D. Social skills are often overlooked as a key part of the student success equation, but evidence suggests that positive social skills, such as emotion management, conflict resolution, empathy, and the ability to assess social situations and act appropriately, are just as important as the skill...

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Infographic: How Google Glass Might Be Used in Education

Although Glass has only just been made available to the general public and is still too pricey for the average consumer to seriously consider, early adopters have already begun documenting its uses and potential in educational settings. Here's an infographic that shows 30 ways Google Glass can be used to facilitate lea...

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10 Free Education Apps for iPad

While there are millions of free educational apps, all of them are not worthy enough for downloading. The good news is, we've done that research for you. Here's 10 great education apps for iPad!

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Read 180

READ 180, the most effective system for raising student achievement in grades 4-12+ is the most powerful tool to prepare students to meet the rigorous reading and writing expectations of the new standards. READ 180 will ensure all students have an explicit and accelerated path to college and career readiness.

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Local & State Policies That Boost Achievement & Innovation

Local and state policy makers should enact pro-growth, pro-achievement, pro-employability, and pro-innovation policies to help boost achievement and innovation.

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20 Can’t Miss Edu Conferences

A recap of 20 great education conference that are worth attending throughout the course of the year. From the big 12 digital learning to major regional conferences and a couple more for good measure. Check out this list and start planning your conference season!

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