Getting Through

5 Research-Based Recommendations for Remote Learning: Lessons from LUSD

Consider what remote instruction might look like in a rural, high-poverty district that set personalized expectations for each student, monitored their growth and engagement, and not only encouraged ongoing feedback but also stressed the need for educators to maintain a safe and supportive learning community.

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Future of Learning

Building a Learner Variability Mindset

By: Tiffany Wycoff. LINC's Co-Founder and Chief Innovation Officer explains that to build a learner variability mindset, we must implement a new equation for teaching that includes strategically planning for variability beyond skill level.

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Leadership

How to Balance Teacher Buy-In With the Need for Innovation

To deny children digital learning experiences is to deny them opportunities to acquire the very skills and competencies students needed for success beyond the classroom. So, how do school leaders balance buy-in and the need to make the digital transition?

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EdTech

Using Popular Motivational Theories to Evaluate Digital Tools

By Dr. Rachel Schechter - Edtech providers are rapidly developing and launching programs. That is potentially great news, but not when that rapid development reflects quantity over quality. Keeping best practices in mind when deciding on digital tools puts both educators and students on surer footing.

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Personalized Learning

Superintendents Reflect on their Move Beyond Test Scores

By: Todd Brekhus. To truly understand and support their students’ literacy, these two superintendents have adopted an innovative method they call “measuring reading with reading." Learn more about their strategies here.

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Leadership

Smart Review | The Flexible ELA Classroom

Amber Chandler's new book can inform a range of disciplines, serve the needs of public or private schools, and help anyone who deals in discipline-specific vocabulary, reading, presentations or projects.

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Leadership

Personalizing Math for Bear Creek Middle School Students

By: Anthony Newbold. Fulton County’s Bear Creek Middle School is personalizing math instruction for all students, using mobile devices and a model that helps teachers customize learning to individual students’ needs, skills and interests.

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