Once again, Friday is upon us! Here are our top picks for Education Industry articles for the week! Enjoy!
1. Teachers: Preparing for Your Best Year Ever by Elena Aguilar
The beginning of the school year always comes with that fresh,exciting feel– and not just for the students! What will you do to make this year your best ever?
2. Kurt Squire on Civic Engagement Through Digital Games (Big Thinkers Series)
Squire discusses how gaming could teach kids life skills and encourage more youth community involvement.
3. Four Essential Principals of Blended Learning by Katrina Schwartz
This year, many more schools are implementing blended learning procedures. Schwartz has some great guidelines here to follow if your school is one of these.
Beyond451 has harnessed the power of technology by creating an educational platform featuring applications aligned with curriculum standards for K-8 students. The platform’s purpose is to maximize learning through cutting edge application technology. By providing teachers with the ability to utilize real-time assessments, Beyond451 teachers have the ability to track their students in real- time, allowing them to gauge student progress and achievement.