As schools across the country open their doors to students for a new school year, we want to send out a big thank you to all of the teachers who came back for another year.
For every study session you host, every club you lead, every sport you coach, every school supply you buy with your own money, every game you show up and cheer at – thank you for choosing to come back and teach children. Here are 10 edtech stories about tools and resources we hope will help you out a bit this year so you want to continue coming back and dedicating your time, energy and passion to the growth of our students.
Blended Schools & Tools
1. TLA Practices
— Beth Rabbitt (@BethRabbitt) August 22, 2016
2. A Big Tiny Fellowship
3. Google Classroom Updates
— Google For Education (@GoogleForEdu) August 17, 2016
4. U.S. DOE Back-to-School Advice
We also have some back-to-school advice: check out this infographic to determine if a school is student-centered and be sure to sign up to get your free copy of Smart Parents in celebration of the book’s one year anniversary!
5. New Haiku
— Leslie Fisher (@lesliefisher) August 19, 2016
Dollars & Deals
6. $1.7 M to Rhode Island School
7. Special Needs Student STEM
— DigitalJLearning (@DigitalJLearn) August 23, 2016
Higher, Deeper, Further, Faster Learning
8. College Readiness
We’ve also been discussing the issue of readiness, from rethinking high school graduation requirements to sharing how superintendents are redefining ready to urging the need to develop minds ready for the innovation economy.
9. MIT Offers MITx Online
Teachers & Tech-ers
10. Edmodo Discussions
- Thank You For Coming Back
- Getting Smart Podcast | Back to School: A Time to Thrive
- How to Motivate Your Student For Back-to-School
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