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Why Parent Engagement is Important to Student Success

In the 21st century, technology can help to drive parent engagement, and in turn, help students succeed and take more responsibility for their learning.

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September, 2016

How to Make the Most of Your LMS, Part 3: Formative Assessment

In the past couple blog posts, I have been talking to you about how to make the most of your LMS. In Part 1, I showed you the importance of wayfinding when creating your classroom sites. In Part 2, I explained that no student will actually use your pages, unless you give them places to collaborate and make the pages […]

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September, 2016

How to Make the Most of Your LMS, Part 2: Collaboration

In a previous blog post, I shared a little bit about the importance of wayfinding. How will your students know what to do once they arrive at your digital classroom site? As I noted in that post, having pages that have a structure and visuals that engage students will help send them in the right […]

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September, 2016

How to Make the Most of Your Learning Management System, Part 1: Wayfinding

How to Make the Most of Your Learning Management System, Part 1: Wayfinding How many of you have been in this situation? Student A comes back from being gone on a sports trip and asks, “What did I miss?” You think to yourself, why didn’t the child check the classroom site? Or Student B asks, […]

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September, 2016

Back to School Home Communications

While teachers and administrators are in the back-to-school swing of things, parents are squeezing in those last-minute vacations of the summer and checking off school supplies lists. To save some valuable time and assist with home-school communications, we’ve compiled tips from dealing with school anxiety to appropriate bed times. Back to School Means Heavy Backpacks […]

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September, 2016

Back-to-School Reflections on Registration: A Parent’s Tale

Overwhelmed Yesterday, I ran into my neighbor outside on the sidewalk.  She works as a middle school media specialist and has a boy starting his senior year and twin 3rd-grade girls. Having just returned from getting haircuts for herself and her son she explained that she had been suffering regular panic attacks while she was […]

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August, 2016

6 Growth Target Setting Models For Student Learning Objectives

The usage of Student Learning Objectives (SLOs) as a measure of student growth has grown tremendously in recent years. An emphasis on student growth in Race to the Top, Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) waivers, and teacher evaluation systems have all contributed to this rise in popularity. As a matter of fact, a March […]

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August, 2016

International Admissions in the Digital Age: Questions You’re Too Embarrassed to Ask

What is an online application? An online application is a school’s entire application packet transformed into an online format with features that enable the full completion of the application, such as uploading photos or submitting copies of birth certificates. It is not making a form available in PDF format for submission by email. An online […]

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August, 2016

PowerSchool Expands International Presence through Acquisition of SRB Education Solutions 1

Canadian K-12 districts leveraging SRB’s products can now benefit from complementing those solutions with PowerSchool’s Unified Classroom, enabling digital learning, special education, assessment, and collaboration across teachers, students, and parents.

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August, 2016

Implementing Quality Grading Practices

Renown Grade Doctor Ken O’Connor discusses two aspects that most commonly cause difficulties or failure in trying to move from traditional grading procedures to quality grade procedures.

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