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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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STEM Education at a Living History Museum

Is it possible to present STEM education at a living history museum, a museum that re-creates life, culture and the peoples of more than 400 years ago? Located 80 miles west of Jamestown — England’s first successful American Colony — Henricus Historical Park re-creates the 1611-1622 Citie of Henricus, England’s second successful American Colony, and the nearby Powhatan Indian village …

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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 …