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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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August, 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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August, 2017

What is the Unified Classroom?

As technology in the classroom changes, grows, and consolidates, many might be wondering what is the unified classroom? PowerSchool’s Unified Classroom is a comprehensive software solution that eliminates traditional technology silos (teacher’s gradebook, learning management system [LMS], and assessment solution), empowering teachers to manage the entire instructional process more efficiently. Most classrooms and teachers currently operate […]

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grade averages
July, 2017

Why Classroom Grade Averages Can be Deceiving

Using grades as a measurement of how students are progressing towards mastery of the standards can be misleading. Uncover how to tell the difference to ensure an accurate representation of student progress using grades.

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personalized-learning-initiatives
March, 2017

Personalized Learning Initiatives and Stents

Dr. Sally I’Anson reviews a recent article in EdWeek on personalized learning initiatives and whether or not they are here to stay.

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standards-based-grading-switch
March, 2017

McKinleyville Middle School’s Successful Switch to Standards-Based Grading (part 2 of 2)

How do schools make this major transformation to SBG? For California’s McKinleyville Middle School, the switch has been a carefully planned, researched, and executed process.

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standards-based-grading-switch
March, 2017

McKinleyville Middle School’s Successful Switch to Standards-Based Grading (part 1 of 2)

How do schools make this major transformation to SBG? For California’s McKinleyville Middle School, the switch has been a carefully planned, researched, and executed process.

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revolutionize-the-classroom-IT-directors
March, 2017

7 Ways a School’s IT Department Can Revolutionize the Classroom

We spoke with several school IT leaders to identify some of the top ways that IT staff can spread their wings and help boost the K-12 experience within the classroom.

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March, 2017

Accredited with Warning: Garland Quarles’ 7-Step School Turnaround Formula

Quarles teachers are not only using data to inform instruction decisions, but are also accurately predicting student performance on summative assessments.

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graduation-rate
March, 2017

Goochland County Public Schools Increases Graduation Rate to 96.7%

The district implemented PowerSchool Analytics in 2012 to easily monitor student subgroups, meet federal objectives, and identify exactly when students started struggling.

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March, 2017

Cutting wait times for Special Education equipment

York School District improves education for its special education students using technology to drastically decrease wait times for needed equipment.

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February, 2017

Helping Teachers Embrace Classroom Technology

Change is hard in any context, and that’s especially true when it comes to trying something new in front of a classroom full of students. How can K-12 leaders get veteran or reluctant teachers to embrace change and try new ways of teaching with technology?

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January, 2017

A Day in the Life of a Teacher with the Unified Classroom

Tag along with a 7th-grade teacher to discover how the Unified Classroom transforms a typical teacher workday with assessments, assignments, grading, & more.

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January, 2017

3 Characteristics of Effective Blended Learning

Blended learning, which combines the best of face-to-face and online instruction in ways that can help personalize education for students, often looks very different from one classroom to the next. But when it’s done well, blended learning typically involves some common elements, says Michael B. Horn, co-founder of the Christensen Institute.

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