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Practical Strategies for Your Classroom

Use Instructional Strategy Guides in English Language Arts and Math to personalize evidence-based practices with technology.

Formative Assessments with Technology

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Tech Matters

Dec
15
2014
Picture this: A young elementary student is doing his math homework. His head is in his hands.  Then he looks up at his parents, “I don’t get it,” he says on the verge of tears. Does this image, which could easily take place in any classroom, sound familiar to you?   Many students, with and without disabilities, struggle with math.  And yet, math understanding, knowledge and skills are fundamental for ensuring that all students are college and career ready.  Read More...
Dec
9
2014
We recently posted about spending technology dollars wisely and suggested several steps to take, and resources to use, when planning technology spending. A major consideration to budget planning relates to the technology configuration that reflects your current circumstances, changes that you would like to implement, and the technology vision you’ve created at your school. Read More...

Featured Resources

Instructional Strategy guide
Mathematics helps us to understand science and to design, conduct, and analyze the results of scientific experiments. Science requires us to collect data, interpret it for significant patterns, and Read More...
Instructional Strategy guide
Classroom presentations encourage purposeful speaking and engaged listening. When students give a presentation, they not only demonstrate content knowledge but also exercise skills in writing with Read More...