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September 1, 2015 7:07 pm - By in Blogs, Math Learning

Establishing a data-driven math culture raised proficiency to 97 percent

A superintendent's perspective on how to make it work. I believe in creating data-driven cultures to effect change at the district and school level in math because I've seen it work. Here are two examples from my own experience that…

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August 28, 2015 5:39 pm - By in Blogs, From DreamBox

What EdTech Companies Need to Know about School District Partnerships

A former superintendent shares what it takes to create a successful edtech partnership I have a unique perspective about K-12 needs as well as what edtech companies must provide to make a critical difference in education. Serving in public education…

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August 24, 2015 9:52 pm - By in Blogs, From DreamBox

Top 4 Things Districts Should Demand from EdTech Partners

It takes two to tango in a successful edtech partnership—especially when it’s time for back to school Partnerships are adaptive. As one grows and is nurtured, it transforms into a lasting and meaningful relationship that keeps both parties happy. How…

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August 20, 2015 6:05 pm - By in Adaptive Learning, Blogs

Adaptive Learning: The secret sauce of next generation learning and achievement

Using data-enabled learning to deliver personalization at scale Adaptive learning is a mindset. It enables us to respond positively to change and supports dynamic growth through iterative adjustment. Harvard Business Review deems adaptivity to be a competitive advantage for success…

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August 13, 2015 6:57 pm - By in Blogs

Data? PD? Middle School Math? Oh, my!

Where can you find it? At SXSWedu, of course!SXSW brings together the best edtech thought leaders from around the world to dialog on the current…and future…state of education, share successes, and debate which policies and practice will best support our learners. What…

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July 27, 2015 4:52 pm - By in Blended Learning, Blogs, Teacher Tool

Top 5 Tech Hacks for Back-to-School Success

Teacher tools & tips to start the year off rightBack to school  is an exciting time of year for teachers that can also be overwhelming if they don’t have the right tools and tricks to get classrooms and students up…

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July 21, 2015 7:56 pm - By in Blogs, Math Learning

Creating a Data-Driven Classroom Blog Series (3 of 3)

All About the How: Using Data for Desired Results In my first post about data, Demystifying Data-Driven Instruction, I stated that “the ability to leverage data in the form of leading indicators of learning, leveraging time differently, and leveraging technology…

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July 17, 2015 6:59 pm - By in Blogs, Math Learning, Personalized Learning

Using Data in the Math Classroom

Teacher Tips for Turning Data into InsightsD-A-T-A, data, data, data! You cannot turn a corner these days without the word data being part of the conversation among teachers. With so many forms of data available, it is hard to determine…

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July 14, 2015 5:58 pm - By in Blended Learning, Personalized Learning

Blended Learning in the Math Classroom

The concept of Blended Learning has been gaining traction in the education field over the past few years. It is defined as a formal education program in which a student learns, at least in part, through delivery of content and…

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