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Why Summer Is a Great Time for Professional Development

Equation on chalkboard for summer professional development

The conventional thought is that teachers work hard during the school year and once the kiddos leave the building on that last day of school, their work is done. This could not be further from the truth. If you are an educator, you know that your professional development hours continue into the summer months, and with good reason.

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5 Unique Ways to Keep Math Skills Sharp During the Summer

Math skills with ruler, protractor, and pencils

Math is a tool used to interact with the world around us. It helps us predict what we will see, analyze what we have seen, and create things others have never seen. Regardless of what summer activities students enjoy, their level of math competency, or their comfort in the subject, there are many opportunities for students to practice their skills. Read More

Student Ownership within Blended Learning

Listen to teacher Brenda Mejia as she relates her experiences with a blended classroom. Her students were able to take ownership of their own education and reach their academic goals. Brenda’s students were eager monitor their own progress and move at their own pace.

The Power of Education Technology and the Changing Role of the Teacher

Many teachers feel threatened by technology, but in reality it has the potential to empower them. Join Darrell M. West as he discusses how education technology can be used to take on routine tasks and allow teachers to do what they went into teaching to do: mentor, coach, and build student relationships. And discover how data can help create a more personalized learning experience for all students.