Explore seven key questions to ask your education technology vendor about the critical responsibility of keeping student data safe and secure.read more
As educators today focus on teaching students specific skills and concepts, more and more school districts are turning away from traditional grading systems in favor of a standards-based grading model. In standards-based grading systems, students are evaluated on their mastery of specific goals, skills or standards. This helps educators, parents and students alike to see more clearly where gaps in achievement are occurring and additional work needs to be done.READ MORE
As the new school year approaches, there are many educators who are dealing with more than just preparing for a new classroom. Some teachers are completely new to the school or grade level where they will be teaching. And while these new experiences are exciting, they can also be daunting. Luckily, a study found that […]READ MORE
In order to properly prepare your year’s curriculum, you should strive for it to be accessible for all students. If not planned, teachers will need to make modifications, rather than accommodations, throughout the school year to successfully reach these students with special education needs.READ MORE
Over the summer, teachers may have time off, but that does not mean they will stop thinking about the next school year. They want to start collecting new apps, new classroom décor ideas, and other materials to make for a flawless fall term. Quill.com has put together an amazing infographic demonstrating some organization hacks that will really improve the average classroom.READ MORE
According to ISTE’s draft, there are seven key functions that digital-age teachers should fulfill. Here’s a summary of the skills and competencies that teachers should demonstrate in each of these roles.READ MORE
The 100th day of school often takes on a holiday-like atmosphere, particularly in elementary schools. A day devoted to the number 100 can be a fun way for students to think differently about numbers, try a new craft, or challenge themselves to connect with the area in which they live. Here are 10 ideas for creative ways to celebrate.READ MORE
As parent-teacher conference season approaches, an educator’s positive outlook can make all the difference in turning a stereotypically stressful session into one brimming with connections, teamwork, and solutions.READ MORE
Parent-teacher conference season can be a stressful time for both educators and parents alike. Parents may be worried they’ll receive too much negative feedback about their children; teachers may be wary of defensive or argumentative parents.READ MORE
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