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Can The Blended Classroom Help Instill ‘Grit’?

And what’s more likely to put grit into students—trying, learning from mistakes, trying again, and succeeding, every day, or dreading the unit test lurking out there in the murky distance? Seems like the blended model is worth a try.

5 months ago by

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New! Blended Learning Infographic

A critical component of a rigorous blended learning model is quality digital learning time, filled with digital curriculum aligned to classroom curriculum. Learn more about harnessing the power of digital curriculum in the blended learning classroom in this new infographic by Compass Learning.

6 months ago by

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5 Slam Dunk Lesson Plan Ideas for March Madness

March Madness is officially here! We’ve put together 5 different educational and fun basketball-themed resources to help you and your students get in the game.

7 months ago by

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How To Choose The Best Tools To Successfully Transition To Common Core

Here, a leading educator proposes a few questions that school leaders need to ask to ensure they’re locating and using the most innovative and appropriate tools for managing this sweeping transformation.

8 months ago by

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Map And/In History

From National Geographic to the Library of Congress (to name just two among hundreds of examples), putting maps and mapping tools online has become One of the Things to Do for map-ish people.

9 months ago by

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Foundation for Excellence in Education

The Foundation for Excellence in Education is igniting a movement of reform, state by state, to transform education for the 21st century economy. Excellence in Action, the organization’s flagship initiative, is working with lawmakers and policymakers to advance education reform across America.

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Seaford Leaders Build “Pipeline of Success” For Students

Just like leaders in so many school districts with similar stories across the nation, Seaford educators knew things needed to change. They knew it was time to transform the system to better meet the needs of their changing demographic, while still maintaining a high expectation of academic rigor and student success.

10 months ago by

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Allow Students to Choose… Or Lose

Choice in education comes in many different flavors. The biggest and most lasting choice students (along with their parents) have to make is what kind of school they want to attend. Historically, this has been dictated primary by geography, but other variables are rapidly emerging.

11 months ago by