Tips for Teachers: How to Recharge During Winter Break

Tips for Teachers: How to Recharge During Winter Break

Looking back (way back) to when I was a first-year teacher, I should have listened to the advice that veteran teachers gave me coming into the holiday season. Back then, I was a twenty-something single woman with no children—well, except for my 32 seven- and eight-year-olds in my Los Angeles classroom. Essentially, my world revolved … Continue reading Tips for Teachers: How to Recharge During Winter Break

The Importance of a Growth Mindset in Turnaround Teachers

The Importance of a Growth Mindset in Turnaround Teachers

The pattern proves true time and time again. Often, behind people who’ve overcome underprivileged backgrounds to achieve distinction with one or more facets of adult life is found an educator (or several) who left an indelible mark of inspiration on an otherwise-threatened upbringing. More often than not, turnaround teachers nurtured potential, instilled resiliency and encouraged … Continue reading The Importance of a Growth Mindset in Turnaround Teachers

Free Request for Proposal (RFP) Template for K-12 Assessment and Data Services

Free Request for Proposal (RFP) Template for K-12 Assessment and Data Services

K-12 education technology budgets have increased to $10.2B in 2015 according to the Center for Digital Education. But is it being used effectively? One most critical pieces of educational technology for school is the system used to create, administer, report on and analyze all student assessments. Having this type of system is foundational to being able to … Continue reading Free Request for Proposal (RFP) Template for K-12 Assessment and Data Services

3 Strategies To Integrate Technology, Increase Student Engagement, & Impact Overall Student Achievement

3 Strategies To Integrate Technology, Increase Student Engagement, & Impact Overall Student Achievement

As school districts across the country invest heavily in technology, it is important to leverage research-based best practices. Many districts/schools are embarking on similar quests to integrate technology into classrooms and engage students, yet little collaboration takes place across districts/schools to share what works and what does not. One aspect of providing solutions to districts/schools … Continue reading 3 Strategies To Integrate Technology, Increase Student Engagement, & Impact Overall Student Achievement