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Make or break, why middle school math counts


Middle school is a time of development, discovery and transition for students—but also an exciting and powerful time for math education.

3 ways to plan for diverse learners: what teachers do

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Differentiated Instruction (DI) casts a spell on educators as to how it meets all students' needs, but every teacher already has the tools to differentiate in powerful ways for all learners.

U.S. gets low scores for innovation in education


U.S. schools and classrooms rank near the bottom among the countries studied in a first-ever report on education innovation by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development.

Three 'secret' ingredients for a successful small school


A study of 25 successful small New York City high schools found that each personalized learning for students, set high expectations, and relied on experienced, effective teachers.

KQED, National Writing Project host #TeachDoNow course


A free course provides educators with a way to learn how to use Twitter and other social media to teach digital citizenship and promote honest discourse about the web.

5 essential insights about mobile learning


Her are some key steps to implementing a strong mobile learning program, with some quick answers to real world problems that busy administrators may during roll out.

FCC steps forward to modernize e-rate


The Federal Communications Commission has pledged $2B to support wi-fi over two years, part of Obama's initiative to bring high-speed broadband to 99% of students.