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My Students Can’t Meet Academic Standards Because the School Model No Longer Fits Them

ED Surge

One morning, my students were getting ready for a math test and working through a set of review problems. For many of them, the biggest challenges weren’t the questions on the paper in front of them, but their ability to attend to it.

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College's Use of Exam-Proctoring Software to ‘Scan’ Rooms Violated Privacy Rights, Judge Finds

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It’s the latest in what will likely remain a contested area of edtech, as colleges struggle to preserve academic standards by deterring cheating while balancing the privacy rights of students. The Fourth Amendment protects citizens against unreasonable searches and seizures of their persons or property.

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 Greater Impact with High-Quality Instructional Materials

Defined Learning

High Quality Instructional Materials (HQIM) are educational resources that have been developed and reviewed to be of high quality, rigor, and alignment with academic content standards. They are intended to support teaching and learning through effective instruction helping students achieve academic success.

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K-12 and Higher Ed Institutions Lead Consortium to Advance EdTech Innovation and Trust

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Today, there are over 8000 edtech products that the 1EdTech community certified as meeting 1EdTech standards for quality and trust. The best way to partake in this revolution is by being part of the 1EdTech movement called TrustEd Apps.

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To Close the Math Achievement Gap, We Must Recognize What Students Bring to the Classroom

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As we think about the future of math classrooms, we continue to explore how academic standards and cultural, social and emotional development intersect to support learning mathematics. We look forward to a future that recognizes learners’ existing math knowledge as a starting point to think about new ideas and concepts.

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I Love Being a Teacher, But I Can’t Survive on Compassion

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Most administrators were more concerned with meeting academic standards and metrics than offering holistic support to students who couldn’t meet these standards because of their personal challenges.

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Essential Future-Ready Skills Developed Through PBL

Defined Learning

In most school districts standards and state-testing drive most curricula and classroom instruction, however, many leaders are incorporating a focus to help students succeed beyond school.