“Choose Wisely”: Rethinking How We Think About Teaching and Learning with Technology

Like Indiana Jones in his search for the Holy Grail, we all have been looking for the right hardware and software for both our current and future school experiences. We'll show you how to do it in this blog, and also in our newest professional development resource for teachers.

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Parent Tips: Final Exams and Projects

Summer is not far off, but due dates for final exams and projects are closer. Here are some study strategies and tips you can use to help your child prepare for these assessments and assignments during distance learning.

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Teacher Tips: Final Exams and Projects

How will you summatively assess your students’ ability to meet the learning objectives you have set for the year? Whether you are planning some kind of final exam or some kind of project, we have some research-informed strategies to help your students.

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A magic potion to improve learning?

There is no magic potion to help all students all the time, but there is something that comes pretty close. And it is utterly doable, even in distance learning times, and for the full range of learners...

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Homework in a work-from-home world

We still need to guide instruction, even though this is now harder. The role homework plays will depend on our ability to guide instruction. Here is The CTTL's ultimate guide to adapting your homework plans to asynchronous and synchronous teaching.

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Tending to Social & Emotional Well-being from a Distance: Part Two

I've been reminding myself that we just built our planes while flying them, and getting the whole fleet airborne is an incredible achievement; on some days, that alone is good enough. And the rest of the time, I’m wondering how I might steer my seventh-grade Life Science plane somewhere even more interesting, now that we’re up here.

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Executive Functioning and Distance Learning

Whether executive functioning was on your radar already or not, don’t panic. New struggles with executive functioning are a normal and reasonable response to what has happened to school in the last month. And there are strategies to help.

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Smoothing the Clay of Distance Learning

Students, parents, teachers — we are all learning how to make distance learning work in our hands, with our minds, feelings, and resources. What early insights can help our kids achieve their highest potential?

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