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ChalkTalk Reemerges to Find Scale in Schools—and More Funders

A couple of years ago, Mohannad Arbaji had a problem, one he could only solve by going back to school. Not enough students were completing lessons on his digital platform ChalkTalk, aimed at helping students grades 9-12 understand English and math concepts and improve their scores on tests like the ACT and SAT.

The Challenge Of Scale In Learning

The Challenge Of Scale In Learning by Terry Heick I Scale is the breadth of context for the application of a thing and like purpose, audience, and context, scale is a factor in application. Scale is also a characteristic of context and can be judged by the ambition of its purpose and its subsequent precision. […]
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Pixabay Add-in for Word - A Quick Way to Add Images to Documents

Pixabay has been one of my go-to sources of high-quality images for years. The images on Pixabay are in the public domain which makes them perfect for all kinds of classroom projects. You can...

How to Create a Map-based Story With StoryMap JS

StoryMap JS is a free tool that comes from the same people that offer the popular multimedia timeline tool called Timeline JS. On StoryMap JS you can create map-based stories. You create the story by...

Allovue Acquires Equiday to Make K-12 Budgeting More Transparent and Equitable

“You can’t talk about closing the student achievement gap without talking about the resource gap,” says Jess Gartner. In other words, how schools allocate funds for educational services play a major role in shaping student outcomes. Yet deciding how that money is distributed and tracking how it is spent, across state agencies, districts and schools, can be a morass.

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7 Skills Students Will Always Need

7 Skills Students Will Always Need by Jennifer Rita Nichols Ed note: This post has been updated from a 2013 post. As educators, we constantly strive to prepare our students for the ‘real world’ that exists around them. We teach them how to read, write, and calculate. Then, of course, there are the less tangible […]
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Why are the Biggest Barriers to Student Success Bureaucratic?

Institutions of higher education are facing greater challenges today than ever before. Administrators are grappling with increasing accountability measures, tenuous public support, and the emergent expectations of a diverse student population. At the same time, higher education leaders are also now able to tackle these challenges differently, through access to more abundant data and new tools aimed at improving student success.

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Sesquidécada: marzo 2004

Las lecturas de marzo de 2004 fueron más variadas que las de meses anteriores. En aquel año saltó a las librerías el éxito de Carlos Ruiz Zafón La sombra del viento, que supuso un hito reseñable en la historia de los best sellers patrios. En la estela de El código da Vinci y otros títulos como El club Dumas, Ruiz Zafón cocina unos ingredientes muy atractivos para el lector: misterio, libros,

Simple Guide to Analyzing Media with Key Questions from @MediaLiteracyEd

Innovative educators know media literacy is important. Common Sense Education explains that media literacy helps kids with the following:

Learn to think critically. 
Become a smart consumer of products and information. 
Recognize point of view. 
Create media responsibly. 
Identify the role of media in our culture
Understand the author's goal. 

What innovative educators may not know is how to

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Concurso de creación literaria 2019


1.      La Embajada de España en Tirana, en colaboración
con el Departamento de español de la Facultad de Lenguas Extranjeras de la
Universidad de Tirana, dentro del marco de la Semana de las Letras Españolas
2019, convoca un concurso de creación literaria en español para jóvenes


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