In a series aimed at closing the gap between research and practice, Usable Knowledge at the Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE) partnered with Digital Promise on a project that collects questions from educators across the country and poses them to experts at HGSE. The series, called Ask a Researcher, offers evidence-based guidance on classroom dilemmas, with questions sourced from Digital Promise’s League of Innovative Schools and beyond. This webpage shares questions on English learning. Educators can use the online form to submit a question about their own classroom or learning environment.
Fresh Films awards tech grants of $500 toward purchase of classroom technology (software, hardware, or supplies). All K-12 teachers and principals from any discipline who have a demonstrated need for technology are eligible to win a Fresh Films Tech Grant.
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