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The Right Conditions for Learning

To foster a culture of positivity in your school, follow these five simple steps. GUEST COLUMN | by Susan R. Steele When I became the principal of Finger Lake Elementary School in Wasilla, Alaska, in 2015, we had about 250 … Continue reading

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Making Service Learning More Than Service

And getting rid of a ‘big mess of paper’. GUEST COLUMN | by Dennis Pierce In addition to meeting minimum grade standards, student members of the National Honor Society are required to participate in community service. For NHS students at … Continue reading

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Cultivating Extraordinary Youth

Leveraging technology to help students break the cycle of poverty. GUEST COLUMN | by Lynne Martin More than 10,000 students are now using the Students Rising Above (SRA) free online College2CareersHub, and that milestone is an opportune moment to envision … Continue reading

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From Awareness to Action: 5 Steps to Change your School Culture

Perspective from a Teach for America alum and edtech company founder. GUEST COLUMN | by Jen Medbery How would your teachers, students, and parents describe your school’s environment? Most of us are familiar with the benefits of a positive school … Continue reading

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Trends | Infographic: New School: Tech, Education and the Aftermath

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Tech for Student-Centric Instruction & Assessment Models

GUEST COLUMN | By Nick Gaehde Data-driven instruction is an approach embraced by most educators, but establishing a process and a school culture truly focused on data has proven to be an elusive goal for many schools.  However, when you … Continue reading

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