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Data Analytics Tools in U.S. K-12

Education has the potential to be one of the most data-driven sectors in the U.S., but too often the data that teachers and administrators are saddled with is untimely or inactionable. We’re excited to see that change.

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11 Teaching Skills Improvement Online Courses for Connected Educators Month

Looking for ways to celebrate Connected Educators Month? Lesley Vos, Getting Smart Guest Blogger, shares eleven resources to expand your knowledge as a teacher.

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Re-Imagining School Info

What if report cards were more than static info? CompetencyWorks' Chris Sturgis asks this while introducing the My School Info Challenge, a competition to reimagine school report cards.

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Meet Jorvorskie Lane: Former READ 180 student and NFL player

Watch Tampa Bay Buccaneers fullback Jorvorskie Lane's READ 180 story and see how reading opened a world of possible for him.

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Bringing Schools Into the 21st Century

By: James Walker. Web based tools are creating market shifts like never before. As online schooling opens for all ages, learn how to figure out which online offerings are right for your school.

27 days ago by


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Tips to Parents About Online Learning

By: Jeremy Vidito. With school officially back in swing, here are a few do's and don'ts for online learning.

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Progress Report: Ohio Straight A Fund

By: Michael Harlow. In Jan. 2013, Ohio Governor John Kasich introduced the idea of a competitive grant challenge to infuse innovative practices into Ohio’s K-12 schools which became known as the Straight A Innovation Fund. These dollars have been used towards fostering better learning environments for students. He...

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