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A Global Initiative Brings Together 800+ Students and 18 Teachers From Around the World to Create #appsthatmatter

In their second year of collaboration, MAD-learn by Crescerance and Vicki Davis of Westwood Schools in Camilla, GA announce the global expansion of their “MAD about Mattering” collaboration, teaming the #edtech product of Crescerance and the award-winning teaching and learning pioneer together again. This project brings together the best of compassion-driven innovation, mobile application development, and classroom collaboration on a …

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Preparing Students for the Jobs of the Future

“What do you want your job to be when you grow up?” Your answer to this question when you were growing up probably didn’t quite match up to what your job is now… as a matter of fact, there’s a chance your job title didn’t even exist when you were growing up. From 1997-2012 alone, jobs in the technology sector …

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Integrating EdTech After ISTE

Playgrounds, exhibit halls, presentations, oh my! ‘Tis the season for summer conferences, and coming home with what seems like 3 suitcases full of new material to bring into the classroom. When you pick up all the information booklets and freebies that you got at  ISTE and other conferences, you feel so inspired and empowered to change your classroom! However, something …

Attending ISTE

We’re MAD about ISTE! Come meet us there…

Crescerance will be attending ISTE 2016 this upcoming June 26- 29. ISTE is the premier education conference with 500 companies and 1,000 sessions covering innovative technologies and groundbreaking ideas that can be incorporated into the classroom.  Crescerance co-founder and president, Alefiya Bhatia will be a presenter for four events throughout the conference. She will be discussing topics ranging from mobile …

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5 Reasons Blended Learning Has Proved Successful

Blended learning is the combination of different learning techniques. Commonly referring to the use of eLearning to compliment the standard education model offering a broad scale of benefits like self-paced learning, testing and quizzing, monitoring and feedback. A survey completed by Learning in the 21st Century, shows that 76 percent of educators believe blended learning is beneficial to students. A …

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How Do We Teach 21st Century Students?

By: TJ Scholl from SEEN Magazine All students, regardless of where they live or their socioeconomic status and cultural backgrounds, are equally deserving and capable of responding to educational experiences and opportunities that prepare them to be globally competent. So how do we as educators continuously create opportunities and deliver instruction that affects the global competence of them all? One option …

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How the Modern Classroom Influences Learning and Behavior

      What does a modern classroom look like? That depends on whom you are asking. Regardless of the differences in definitions, there seem to be some basic similarities throughout. A modern classroom utilizes a flexible layout, it is rich in technology, it supports both individual and group work, it encourages practical engagement and it is durable. These active …