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Replacing technology -- where do you start?
Replacing technology -- where do you start?

Tactics to help ensure your technology purchases are practical, forward thinking, and keep teaching and learning at the core.

Building a teacher community for STEM educators
Building a teacher community for STEM educators

A STEM Innovator Specialist shares her tips building a teacher community -- and emphasizes its importance.

How to support AP students in hybrid learning
How to support AP students in hybrid learning

An AP lead teacher shares her keys to helping high-achieving students excel despite economic disadvantages and the added challenge of having some students in class and others at home.

Hands-on science: How to make it work remotely
Hands-on science: How to make it work remotely

Remote learning may not be the ideal environment for student science experiments, but here’s how one science specialist is keeping her students engaged.

Using telehealth to support student wellness, academic achievement
Using telehealth to support student wellness, academic achievement

How telehealth supports Garland ISD’s Health Services Department and promotes student success.

5 tasks my middle school successfully moved to virtual
5 tasks my middle school successfully moved to virtual

Here's how moving several middle-school programs from in-person to a virtual format succeeded.

Driving equity through holistic student support
Driving equity through holistic student support

Here’s how the Oakland Unified School District is using technology to create equity through holistic student support.

How an engagement evangelist keeps students coming to school
How an engagement evangelist keeps students coming to school

A school counselor in one of America’s most violent cities explains how she keeps students coming back to school.

How the pandemic has made me a better teacher
How the pandemic has made me a better teacher

One of the best lessons we can model for our students is how to persevere through struggle productively and come out the other side with new skills and strategies.

College puts prison in rearview mirror
College puts prison in rearview mirror

Before John Hunter was a college graduate and budding playwright, he was serving time for assault in a California prison. This program helped him turn around.

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