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May 15, 2016 5:00 am - By in Teacher Tips and Activities

Teacher Tip: How to Finish out the School Year Strong

It’s all downhill from here … there’s light at the end of the tunnel … we’re in the home stretch … it’s so close you can smell the sunscreen! By this point in the year, students have started their countdown…

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May 13, 2016 4:51 pm - By in Blended Learning

5 tips and 1 Big Resource: EdTech Grants for Teachers

Using EdTech and blended learning has become increasingly important for teachers and their students, and while they are asking “How did we teach without these tools?” research confirms that it does make instruction and learning more engaging and more student-centered.…

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May 2, 2016 8:49 pm - By in DreamBox News

Teacher Appreciation Day 2016

In celebration of Teacher Appreciation Day, we compiled ten reasons why we are thankful for teachers who changed our lives and teachers all over the world who ignite student learning every day.   Teacher Appreciation Day on the first Tuesday of…

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May 2, 2016 1:55 am - By in Teacher Tips and Activities

Thank a Teacher Today and Every Day

Teachers enjoy being recognized, and Teacher Appreciation Day is a perfect time to make this happen. Send a favorite teacher a note of appreciation to help them celebrate the day! Here are four things I've learned from my experience about why this…

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May 1, 2016 5:00 am - By in Transforming Math Instruction

Celebrate Principals’ Day 2016

The Atlantic calls the school principal “the most misunderstood person in all of education.” In honor of Principal Appreciation Day, the following are eight principals and education leaders in history worth celebrating. 1. Socrates: The Father of Education More than…

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April 22, 2016 5:00 am - By in Transforming Math Instruction

9 Fun Math Facts for Earth Day 2016

New discoveries about Earth happen every day. Chemists and biologists use math and science to give us valuable information we wouldn’t otherwise have access to. Here are 9 mighty math-y facts about our fair planet. Did you know…1. Earth has…

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April 18, 2016 5:00 am - By in Leadership and Innovation

Next-Generation Math Formative Assessment Technology

18 Digital Tools for Assessment in the Classroom 1. Formative Feedback for Learning What it is: An iPad app that is designed to foster and encourage communication between students and teachers through a conference setting that uses icons to prompt…

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April 13, 2016 11:35 pm - By in Teacher Tips and Activities

Math Fun All Summer Long

As summer approaches, teachers and students are counting down to a much-needed break. Although school is ending, that does not mean learning has to follow suit. One struggle for teachers at the beginning of a school year is battling the…

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April 13, 2016 5:29 pm - By in EdTech

Your Ultimate Guide to NCTM 2016

Whether you’re new to NCTM or a veteran, our Ultimate Guide to NCTM provides all of the tips and tools you’ll need. Delve into the culture and excitement of the San Francisco Bay Area while networking and learning from your…

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