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Drop the Syllabus for a “No-Dis Day” on Day One

Here is my creative first day of school approach to introduce the classroom vision and guidelines while avoiding the usual coma-like state of boredom that renders students disengaged, disillusioned and disconcerted.

13 hours ago by

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EdTech

10 Top Educational Apps for Students

Finding free, quality educational apps for students can be a challenge. Here are ten free, top rated apps for preschool through high school students on a variety of topics.

2 days ago by

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Supporting Student Agency Through Student Led Conferences

By: Nicole Assisi and Sherre Vernon. With a little bit of systems thinking and strategic instruction around it, Thrive Public Schools is making student agency a schoolwide norm through Student Led Conferences.

3 days ago by

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Learning

Cultivating Mindfulness in the Classroom

Teaching kids skills like meditation and integrating practices can help them develop mindfulness throughout the school day. Here are several resources to help calm their bodies and activate their minds in the classroom.

6 days ago by

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Dual Language Education for Equity & Economic Development

Dual language programs not only improve academic outcomes for both ELLs and English speakers, but can also help them obtain a competitive advantage in the growing global marketplace.

8 days ago by

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College Spark Washington

College Spark Washington funds programs across Washington state that help low-income students become college-ready and earn their degrees.

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Learning

Four Steps to Reading Intervention Prevention

By: Linda Baker and Judith Culang. Here are the four steps we took to implement what resulted in a successful blended learning model for our reading intervention program at Joseph Ferderbar Elementary.

8 days ago by

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Smart Review | Todo Math is a Great Daily Adventure

After spending a morning testing it out, both my son and I found the Todo math app to be user-friendly and fun, and feel it is without a doubt a great math learning tool.

9 days ago by