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Teaching Students How to Build Mobile Apps from the Top-Down

Computer programming, coding, mobile app development – oh my! Nowadays, you’d think you’d need an engineering degree just to decipher what these terms really mean, right? Like with any other…

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How CTE Prepares Kids for College and Career

Career Technical Education (CTE) provides students with the academic and technical skills, knowledge and training necessary to succeed in college, future careers and to become lifelong learners. Unlike vocational education…

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Encouraging Girls to Explore STEM

  By: Britney Morgan   It’s no secret that less women work in the STEM career field than men. Although women that do work in STEM make 33% more than…

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5 Ways to Increase Student Achievement through Family and Community Engagement

Numerous studies show that engaging families in their children’s education increases student success and decreases dropout rates. Research also shows that community engagement is essential for student achievement as well…

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4 Tips to Help Principals Connect with Parents

1. Build a Learning Partnership with Parents. Find ways to deepen the conversations at home about what is happening in your school’s classrooms. Set the tone for parent engagement that…

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10 Ideas to Help Principals Keep Their Teachers Motivated

A positive school climate starts with the teachers, who set the tone for everyone. As you prepare for your first faculty meetings and students returning to school you want to…

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3 Ideas to Help Teachers Struggling with Technology

Experts say some teachers are still are reluctant to use technology, mostly because of a lack of time, a lack of resources, or a lack of confidence in their ability…

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7 Ideas for Using Video to Engage with Students and Families

By: Britney Morgan  Video has proven to be one of the most important mediums for creating engagement with followers on social media. Schools can leverage this medium to connect with…

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Keeping Students Safe When Riding the School Bus

23 million students take the bus to and from school each day.   A child is 13 times more likely to get to school safely than with any other form…

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Protect Your District’s Identity on Twitter with the Verification Badge

Ever notice Twitter accounts with the little blue check? In the beginning, they were to protect high profile celebrities from impostors creating fake accounts. These little blue checks became common…

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3 Ways Snapchat Can Help Schools Engage With Students

    When Snapchat first arrived on the scene, there were many concerns for the safety of children using these apps. Many schools and districts sent warnings home to parents…

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