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Making the Future: Creative Hands-On Learning with a Laser Cutter

Sponsor: Dremel
Posted: July 15, 2019

This guide is designed to spark your imagination and give you an overview of the practicalities of using a laser cutter in the classroom. At Dremel, we want you to be able to add creativity and innovation to your classroom safely, so that you and your students can continue to operate on the edge of all possibilities.

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Response to Intervention Centered on Student Learning

Sponsor: Solution Tree
Posted: July 9, 2019

There are numerous research-based programs and initiatives designed to improve teaching and learning. Many focus on improving teacher pedagogy, classroom curriculum, school assessment and grading practices, and site leadership. While these areas are certainly worth attention, in the end, schools cannot ensure the success of every student unless they can effectively intervene when students struggle. Research and evidence in our field is conclusive— response to intervention (RTI) is the best way to intervene.

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The Nonnegotiable Attributes of Effective Feedback

Sponsor: Solution Tree
Posted: July 9, 2019

Feedback is complicated. Strategies are not transferable to every context; nuance and contextual sensitivity matter most, since strategies can have a varying degree of success from classroom to classroom. This whitepaper identifies the key attributes of effective feedback to help educators to grow and to allow students to concentrate on what comes next so they continue to learn and improve.

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The EdTech Efficacy Handbook

Sponsor: Dreambox
Posted: July 1, 2019

This handbook offers examples of independent efficacy studies and district use cases educators and district leaders should seek out and validate before investing in education technology, and shares best practices for evaluating those studies.

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Automated Communication: A Winning Strategy for Low Lunch Balances

Sponsor: One Call Now
Posted: June 18, 2019

Deficient and overdrawn lunch accounts present a serious drain on time and budgets. Efforts to collect past due balances or keep account balances from falling behind cause major hassles for school administrators and staff and often alienate parents. Implement an automated messaging service to alert parents/guardians when balances are low. Save time and money on mailings and letters home, and ensure every child has money in their account for a healthy lunch.

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How to Reimagine Classroom Technology for the 21st Century Learner

Sponsor: Acer
Posted: May 24, 2019

Acer recognized early that K-12 schools had different digital needs than their corporate customers and established a premier support program called Educare to meet those needs. In this guide, find out how reimagined classroom technology can make a difference for 21st century learners, while preparing students for college and careers in emerging fields.

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Complete Differentiated Instruction: Continuum for Administrators

Sponsor: Stenhouse Publishers
Posted: May 22, 2019

Most teachers naturally differentiate their instruction to some degree. The more differentiated a classroom, the more its students feel successful and motivated, resulting in higher student achievement. The secret to creating a highly differentiated classroom involves matching a responsive mind-set with practical, proven strategies. This Continuum describes the stages through which educators travel as they move from a non-differentiated, "one-size-fits-all" learning environment to one that is highly differentiated.

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10 Ways to Help K12 Students Master Academic Language

Sponsor: Lexia Learning
Posted: May 15, 2019

As students progress through school, they are expected to demonstrate increasing levels of sophistication in their language and reading skills. Read this white paper to learn why strong academic language skills are critical for reading comprehension and how these skills translate into achievement across all subject areas.

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The ART of Assessment

Sponsor: Pearson
Posted: May 15, 2019

Standardized clinical assessments are extremely useful scientific instruments that inform—but do not replace—professional judgement. This white paper describes the Approach, Responsibility, and Technology of clinical assessments, and why standardized assessments are an important part of clinical assessment practices.

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Alignment Matters: A Framework to Drive Learning

Sponsor: CenterPoint Education Solutions
Posted: May 1, 2019

School and district leaders struggle with assessing the degree to which their academic system of curriculum, assessments, and instruction is aligned and whether it will advance learning and promote equity. Based on our work in 16 states, CenterPoint has developed a framework that uses seven elements of alignment to guide important conversations at the classroom, school, and district level. This framework will support leaders in their pursuit of an aligned system that drives student learning.

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