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Seniors Receive Tech Support from New Hampshire Students

Computer-savvy students share their expertise with seniors struggling with today’s technology. (TNS) — LONDONDERRY — Renata Dryer came to the senior center with a list of things she wanted to accomplish. That included learning how to send text messages and … Continue reading

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Have e-days gained enough traction to usurp the snow day?

To many K-12 students, there’s only one thing that’s as exciting as summer vacation: unexpected days off during the winter. Snow days can offer students a welcome break from their regular schedules, with time to goof off, catch up on studies, … Continue reading

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Education as a Public Good

by Tom Vander Ark This fall, about 50 million students will return to American public schools. That will include three million students attending more than 7,100 public charter schools. While it’s hard to count, a couple million of these students … Continue reading

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Speak Up Surveys Open Next Week. Register your School now!

Speak Up News, October 2014 In this newsletter, you will find information regarding… Speak Up 2014 launches next Monday! Register today, surveys are available October 6th- December 19th, 2014 Register as your school or district’s primary contact: Stay up to … Continue reading

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To Close the Achievement Gap, We Need to Close the Teaching Gap

For years now, educators have looked to international tests as a yardstick to measure how well U.S. students are learning 21st-century skills compared to their peers. The answer has been: not so well. The U.S. has been falling further behind … Continue reading

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Common Core Considerations on Edutopia

The State of the Common Core Millions of teachers and thousands of districts in 45 states are currently undergoing a sea change in the way that they teach and assess students. The new Common Core Standards for learning have been … Continue reading

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Asking the right question about technology in the classroom

Adding devices into a school is potentially one of the most disruptive things that can be done to the educational climate of a school. A classroom with devices is a different place, capable of a different learning dynamic, capable of … Continue reading

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