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Smart Review | littleBits STEAM Student Set & STEAM Teacher PD

By: Matt Cohen. As a STEM and math teacher, I recently had the opportunity to explore and provide the Smart Review about the littleBits STEAM Student Set as well the littleBits STEAM online Professional Development.

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What Happens When You Combine a Writer’s Workshop and Makerspace?

I recently had a chance to observe Angela Stockman, author of "Make Writing: 5 Strategies that Turn Writer’s Workshop Into a Makerspace, teaching in her studio and learned three key ways to bring the studio experience to all students.

29 days ago by

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Does EdTech Work? It Depends.

The shift to digital learning has greatly expanded learning options but, in these early innings of the digital learning revolution, it has become much harder to figure out what works. Lea(R)n is helping educators figure out what works.

29 days ago by

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Equitable Education for Students in Poverty Starts with the Teacher

In "Poor Students, Rich Teaching," author Eric Jensen discusses how teachers who choose to better understand poverty and work to change mindsets can be one of the biggest factors in making a difference for these students.

one month ago by

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Smart Review | Education App Gets Kids AND Parents Engaged in Learning

Our staff tested out the new mobile learning app Epic Heroes of Knowledge, which gets both children and parent engaged in learning fun through traditional and non-academic subjects.

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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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Smart Review | The Un-Prescription for Autism

By: Courtnie Rederick. As a special education teacher and mother of a son with autism, I was interested in what this author shares about natural alternatives for symptoms manifested by autism.

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Platforms Have Transformed the Economy. Is Education Next?

In their new book, Platform Revolution, authors Geoffrey Parker, Marshall Van Alstyne and Sangeet Choudary explore how digital platforms are transforming our lives, especially in EdTech.

2 months ago by