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Article Aug, 2017

5 Reasons Why Teachers Love PowerSchool SIS

We asked teachers why they love about PowerSchool SIS and they responded: it improves instruction, efficiency, and parent engagement, saves time, offers flexibility in grading styles, drives student growth, and provides a customizable experience to best fit their needs.

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Cloud
November, 2016

Still Not Sold on the Cloud? 10 Reasons Why Cloud Data Management Is Dominant

The rising popularity of cloud computing in education suggests that users are experiencing more benefits than problems with cloud service providers. Tech insiders suggest that, in the future, the widespread use of cloud computing will lead to the extinction of USB memory sticks and computers containing large amounts of memory space.

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tech-hesitant teachers
October, 2016

Converting Technology-Hesitant Teachers to Technology-Loving Teachers

While younger teachers may actually embrace the adoption of laptops, iPads, interactive whiteboards and classroom software like student information systems and learning management systems, more established teachers often feel more comfortable relying on classic classroom “technologies” — the chalkboard, textbooks, pencil and paper, and a traditional gradebook, for example.

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March, 2016

Connecting the 4 Cs of 21st Century Education (With a 5th C!)

The National Education Association worked to develop the “Framework for 21st Century Learning,” where 18 skills were highlighted as essential themes for learning in the 21st century. It was then, in 2004, that the “Four Cs” were born. As we know, a lot has changed in the education world since 2004, and their meanings and importance have evolved to reflect the ever-changing education environment.

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October, 2014

Applying the Six Facets of Understanding to Improve Student Learning

It’s not enough for students to simply memorize material for a test; educators want their students to truly understand what they’re learning. With full understanding, students will be able to better process information and apply it to real-world situations throughout their academic and professional lives.

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