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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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Career Technical Education 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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1:1 Classroom: 5 Tips for Effective Teaching

As more schools become focused on creating 21st–century learning environments, more schools are beginning to shift to digital teaching models such as 1:1 classrooms. 1:1 refers to one computer per…

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Risk Factors: 3 Ways to Improve High School Drop Out Rates

According to the National Center for Education Statistics, in 2014 U.S. high school graduations rates hit an all-time high of 80% and on target to reach 90% by 2020. However, approximately…

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A Balanced Look into School Social Media Policies

When discussing social media policies,  there are two major federal policies educators must consider, the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) of 1998 and the Children’s Internet Protection Act (CIPA)…

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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…

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Bring Your Own Device Programs on the Rise in K12 School Districts

Many school districts have begun implementing the Bring-your-own-device (BYOD) program encouraging students to bring their personal tablets, phones, and computers to school to serve as learning tools in the classroom. …

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How to Save Money On Back To School Expenses This Summer

After Fourth of July retailers begin making space for school supplies. You’ll start seeing some back to school sales that will gradually begin to pick up and go full force…

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8 Ways To Get Your Child Thinking About College Now

It’s never too early to start preparing your child for college. It’s a great idea to start young by introducing them to college in very simplistic ways. Preschool and elementary…

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6 Ways To Avoid the Summer Learning Slide

by: Britney Morgan Numerous studies show that students experience learning loss when they don’t engage in educational activities during the summer. Experts agree that children who read and engage in…

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4 Tips For Creating Your Very Own Personal Learning Network

  Today, one of the biggest challenges teachers face is how to provide opportunities for edugagement, the engagement of students in the classroom, with relevant learning opportunities. While we are…

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Apps and their Potential, and Privacy Concerns, in Education

  As of writing this, of 49.4 million children enrolled in K-12 schools in the U.S. As of 2012, 75% of high school students and 60% of middle school students…

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