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March 12, 2015 6:26 pm - By in Blogs, From DreamBox

#SXSWedu recap through our lens!

Phew, are we are exhausted! Following a packed week of ed-tech conversations and inspiring presentations that confirmed what is truly important in the future of education, we have compiled a mash-up of tweets and quotes to recap an incredible event!…

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March 9, 2015 2:50 pm - By in Blended Learning, Blogs

Adaptive Software: Friend, Not Foe

Register here for the March 31st webinar on 'Rethinking Math Instruction with Blended Rotation Models'.  In my work supporting blended learning in Rhode Island and the surrounding region, one of the push-backs I occasionally hear is, “Why would teachers embrace technology that’s going…

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The time is right for digital inclusion

Picture a typical American grade school classroom with 35 students. You will see advanced learners, several recent immigrants, and a child who has just moved from another state in the middle of the school year—all of them individuals with different…

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March 2, 2015 7:25 am - By in Blogs, From DreamBox

Providing quality math education for Latino ELLs: Spanish? English only? or a combination?

I was pleased that the Obama administration released guidelines at the beginning of the year to highlight the civil rights of students learning English as a second language, or English Language Learners (ELLs).  It reminded educators that our public schools…

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February 26, 2015 12:23 pm - By in Blogs, Math Learning

Engaging ELL students in middle school

Imagine being suddenly transported into a classroom in a foreign country. You are expected to solve math problems that the teacher just introduced, yet you don’t speak the language. Did you pick up on anything she said? Abran sus libros…

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February 24, 2015 8:30 pm - By in Blogs, From DreamBox

Latino Ells and Math: Six Gap-Closing Classroom Math Strategies Infographic

Read our latest white paper on Six Strategies to Reach, Teach, and Close Math Gaps: For Latino English Language Learners in Elementary and Middle School. Learning and understanding the unique language of math can be a challenge for many of…

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February 23, 2015 12:25 pm - By in From DreamBox

Black History Month: African American STEM Leaders

And don’t miss Ed Tech for Educational Inclusion at SXSW African American mathematicians, scientists, and inventors have contributed to our nation’s greatness since the time of President George Washington.  In honor of Black History Month, we’re highlighting the contributions of…

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February 18, 2015 7:27 pm - By in From DreamBox

Women and math: why we need to create greater equity, access, and support

Every March, we celebrate Women’s History Month. Many of the women who have made history and positively affected our world have been mathematicians.But sadly, many of their achievements were only made after overcoming tremendous barriers, and this is not just…

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February 18, 2015 1:12 am - By in From DreamBox

Amazing female mathematicians

And don’t miss Ed Tech for Educational Inclusion at SXSW to learn how girls can gain more equity and access! Since Hypatia made her mark in ancient Alexandria, women have been changing the world with their contributions in mathematics.  In…

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