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White Paper Aug, 2017

Finding Balance Between Curriculum and Technology

When it comes to choosing educational technology for schools and districts, differences between Curriculum Directors and Directors of Technology occur quite often with each side remaining steadfast in their recommendations. This ebook examines sources of the divide, driving forces for imbalance, differences in job descriptions, and, ultimately, six keys to collaboration to cultivate a team environment.

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makerspace
June, 2017

The Power of Makerspaces and Design Thinking for K-12

This ebook is a basic introduction to the ideas behind makerspaces, and how they can be used as part of your curriculum and/or as an extracurricular activity. We interview Jackie Gerstein, a maker and tech ed teacher who has been gradually building a makerspace in one of the nation’s best high schools; and you’ll find links to resources that will help you learn more about the maker movement and how it can help K-12 schools fulfill their missions.

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essa
June, 2017

ESSA Up Close: A guide to the practical impacts of the Every Student Succeeds Act

To help school leaders take advantage of the rapidly evolving environment surrounding interpretation and implementation of the ESSA, this white paper explains the key provisions of the law and identifies opportunities for states and districts to innovate and use the flexibility built into the new law to deliver better educational outcomes.

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May, 2017

Predictive Analytics: Building the Power of Predictive Analytics in K-12 School Districts

Big data is getting bigger, and the field of predictive analytics is growing rapidly along with it. Read our white paper to learn how districts can utilize predictive analytics.

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tech tools k12
May, 2017

The Impact of Too Many School Technology Tools

Disparate and siloed school technology systems negatively affect school administrators, teachers, parents, and students. Find out what this means for districts.

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August 29, 2017

Unifying District Operations with SIS + Finance/HR/ERP

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project-based-learning
April, 2017

IDEA Landmark Supreme Court Ruling

Discover the history and implications of the new IDEA Supreme Court ruling with this infographic. Find out if this debate will end with minimal impact or meaningful impact.

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achievement-gap
March, 2017

Understanding the Achievement Gap in K-12 Schools

Examine the background and impact of the educational achievement gap in America’s schools and tactics to narrow it for students’ success.

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November, 2016

Your Learning Management System as a Digital Ecosystem

Educators are hired into an ecosystem that is an intricate network of living (students, teachers, school leaders, and parents) and non-living (digital systems, curricula, resources, and facilities) organisms. The purpose of a LMS is to use digital tools to make stronger and more meaningful connections within the teaching and learning ecosystem.

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September, 2016

How to Develop a RTI Program at Your School or District

Schools need a way to identify struggling students so they can intervene immediately to alter the course of action for students. Download this eBook to learn the 10 steps to developing an RTI model at your school.

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September, 2016

Blueprint for Good Item Writing

Download the Blueprint to Item Writing eBook to immediately start writing high-quality items for your assessments that will give you the data you need to guide student growth.

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September, 2016

The Roadmap to Successful Formative Assessment Implementation

In this eBook you’ll get a framework to increase student engagement to build self-regulated learners, continually monitor student progress to adjust instruction before misunderstandings turn into learning gaps, set learning goals that follow the standards, and increase rigor to challenge and engage all students.

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September, 2016

10 Elements that Compound Student Success: How to Build Formative Assessments that Guide Instruction

Learn the 10 key elements you need to build effective assessments that will guide instruction.

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September, 2016

An Administrator’s Toolkit for Standards-Based Grading

“If you’d like to learn how to improve teaching and drive student achievement with standards-based grading (SBG), this toolkit explores:
• FAQs & misconceptions about SBG
• Explaining SBG to staff & parents
• Tips for getting started with SBG”

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September, 2016

What Role Does Data Play in Personalized Learning?

Download this infographic to learn more about each stakeholder’s personalized learning data needs.

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