Instructional Leader on the Go...
Each PD eBulletin gives the busy district or school-level leader brief, practical, free, high quality learning opportunities in a variety of media formats.
| ISTE 2013: Building Technology into the Common Core Standards Educators find creative ways to use technology to improve learning outcomes and assessments.
- Common Core Standards are designed to provide a "consistent, clear understanding of what students are expected to learn" and should be "robust and relevant to the real world."
- Teachers are reevaluating their learning materials and adding technology elements to ensure they align with the Common Core.
- This is a chance for educators to embrace technology in the classroom.
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| Tech Implementation and
This thought leadership piece on 1:1 computing was written to provide education decision makers and ed tech companies with information on how to plan and implement effective 1:1 computing initiatives and products. Effectively planning and implementing 1:1 to result in improved teaching and engaged learning is complex and takes several years. "1:1 is hard to get right." 1:1 is at the early stage and the variety of ingredients including quality digital content, appropriate policies, adaptive assessment, change management, professional development and infrastructure are still evolving.
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| Help YOUR Teachers Save Time and Implement Formative Assessment
The Lightning Grader is a flexible assessment solution aimed at providing educators with insightful information about student learning. By informing instruction, teachers are better able to focus on teaching the content that needs attention.
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