Capturing student learning and growth through competency and portfolio grading

As learning environments become more focused on group work to nurture high-demand skills--like collaboration, creativity, and problem-solving, one of the top concerns is how...

Resources for helping students cope with traumatic events

Traumatic events can impact the children we care about in various ways. Here is a list of resources, organizations, and hotlines to help educators,...

Social and Emotional Learning at home and in the classroom

Teaching children how to recognize and understand their emotions, make decisions, and maintain relationships has immediate and lasting impacts on their mental health, academic...
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ELOs help to personalize learning and provide more opportunities in small rural schools

Extended Learning Opportunities allow students to earn class credit and meet learning competencies through personalized experiences that often take place outside of the classroom. As...

STEM activities to inspire fun and creativity during the summer

Manufacturing Stories highlighted a list of fun ideas to keep kids learning through the summer, focusing on STEM and integrating curiosity, critical thinking, and...

State Board of Education Seeking Public Input on State Math and English Standards

The State Board of Education is seeking public comment on the state's Math and English Language Arts standards at their upcoming meeting on June...
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Guest Blog: Matt Guruge, CEO of Awato is on a mission to help other...

We recently met Matt Guruge, CEO, and Co-Founder of Awato, an online service that helps students identify career paths that match their interests and...

Understood.org webinar on school vouchers

Understood.org hosted a webinar with Lindsey Jones, the Vice President, and Chief Policy & Advocacy Officer at NCLD (National Center for Learning Disabilities), to explain...

MMSETS offers math contest for Maine, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts students

The Maine Mathematics, Science, and Engineering Talent Search (MMSETS) Program is offering a seven-round Problem Solving Program for students in Maine, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire.  The...
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Parent Information Center now accepting applications for Volunteer Advocate Training in Concord

The Parent Information Center will be holding a Volunteer Advocate Training in Concord beginning on September 17. Trainings will be held on Monday evenings...