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Spotlight on Math: Strategies for Addressing the Most Challenging Math Standards – Modeling

By: Mark Ellis. In math, a model is a representation of a real-world object or situation and according to data collected from 750,000+ students using i-Ready® Diagnostic & Instruction, modeling is one of the most challenging math domains. Here are classroom activities and steps to teaching modeling for educators.

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What Relationships Drive Learning? Try Fathers

By: Patrick Riccards. As part of our Smart Parents series, Patrick Riccards, author of the memoir Dadprovement, writes about the roles that fathers can play in learning and parental engagement more generally. He makes a strong case for active parenting, and writes that seeing fathers in the classroom (and learning alon...

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How to Turn Screen Time into Family Time

By: Michelle Miller. Michelle brings her expertise from working in early childhood and technology at Joan Ganz Cooney Center to this article about ways parents can decide what to download and how to use technology as a learning tool. She includes questions parents can ask themselves about screen time including what tec...

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Ready For The World: Redefining Success In The Age Of Change

By: Antonia Slagle. As part of our Smart Parents series, Antonia writes about her son's own educational experiences and how her son's high school allowed him to have personalized learning opportunities including important internship experiences and mentors.

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Kids, Smart Phones, and Social Media: 6 Rules for Success and Safety

By: Janice Wyatt-Ross. Janice brings her expertise as an administrator and a parent in this article about how parents can help their students navigate social media. Janice offers 6 tips for parents and educators to help ensure success and safety.

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Spotlight on Math: Strategies for Addressing the Most Challenging Math Standards – Measurement

By: Mark Ellis. Why students must be proficient in measurement for Common Core math standards and how teachers can build understandings of measurement concepts starting with familiar contexts and experiences.

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Is Your Child’s School Student-Centered? A Checklist for School Visits

Whether it’s your neighborhood, district, public, private, or charter school, parents often want to visit a school before their child attends, or after they have started a new school. Student-centered learning drives performance, enhances engagement and puts students in the driver's seat. This article features things...

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