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Every month, we hear about a new app or website causing problems for children across the country. While keeping track of all of them can seem like an uphill battle, another approach is to investigate how your children are...

  • 2 months ago

When does a trend become the norm? The education sector could use the answer given the influx of money and talent from the feds and tech sectors respectively. ISTE's 2014 conference broke attendance records and given the...

  • 2 months ago

Rebecca H. Best Practices for Adopting Proficiency-Based Grading

Alma has released a new whitepaper to help schools that are considering adopting proficiency-based grading. The white paper explores the benefits of proficiency-based grading for teachers, parents and students; step-by-step...

New whitepaper from Alma offers practical advice for schools considering adopting proficiency-based grading.

  • 3 months ago

Jacquelyn M. A cry for help sometimes is hard to distinguish from simple teen angst.

With the always-connected student sharing everything on social networks, text messages and email, just filtering student email is not enough.

A cry for help sometimes is hard to distinguish from simple teen angst. The context and tone in student communications, including the many social media messages and notifications unrelated to school, require the same...

  • 3 months ago

I recently had the pleasure of chatting with Twitter Brand Relationship Executive Brett Baker at ASU/GSV's Education Innovation Summit in Arizona. The theme of our interview (above) centered on "extending the conversation"...

  • 3 months ago

Choosing to archive your email could be one of the most important decisions you make. If your intellectual property is important to your school district, then an email archive should be a top priority. What happens to your...

  • 4 months ago

Rebecca H. Infographic: The Facts About Teacher Morale and Retention

Studies suggest that teacher morale has a serious impact on student performance—schools where teachers are more satisfied with working conditions have higher achievement. To demonstrate the connection between teacher...

This infographic provides strategies to combat attrition and improve engagement and teacher morale.

  • 4 months ago