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SmartBrief covers a broad range of topics within education. Newsletter topics include general best practices, foreign-language instruction, higher-education trends, educational technology, school nutrition as well as specific subject areas such as math, science, technology, engineering, literacy and more.

Survey spotlights public opinion on education policies


  • Education Next

Public support for the Common Core State Standards has dropped from 65% in 2013 to 53% in favor now, according to a recent survey. The survey shines a light on public opinion concerning various educat… Read More

Ala. teacher shares how she uses BYOD for 4th-grade class



One fourth-grade teacher in Alabama says student-owned tablets have helped to increase engagement among her students, as well as allow students reading at varying grade levels to move at their own pac… Read More

Apps that help principals collaborate, connect


  • T.H.E. Journal

This article lists 15 mobile applications that every principal should be aware of, including some that allow administrators to collaborate, connect and communicate. One California principal is using t… Read More

Ditch the bagel and the cellphone before a job interview


  • Inc. online (free registration)

Don't eat or take phone calls during a job interview, advises VerticalResponse CEO and founder Janine Popick, who has encountered both while interviewing candidates. She also advises job seekers to av… Read More