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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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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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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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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

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

Using Longitudinal Data to Support Individual Students

Use this infographic to learn how a student’s data can be used to support their growth and progress from pre-K to high school graduation.

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September, 2016

15 Nuts & Bolts of Good Item Writing

Infographic Download this infographic to learn: The 15 essentials to writing good items Common mistakes to avoid that confuse students Simple tweaks that will increase the quality of your items The do’s and don’ts of high-quality item writing”

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September, 2016

Framework for Success: Implementing Student Learning Objectives

Use this infographic to learn a framework for successfully managing student learning objectives (SLOs).

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