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Academic Achievement

Student success, special achievement, and honor roll.

Sep 01, 2020

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SEL Roadmap for Reopening Schools

The nonprofit Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL) and several other organizations have released guidance to help schools meet the social and emotional needs of students as they return to school after prolonged closures.

Aug 03, 2020

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Digital Resources in a Time of Remote Learning

Get Back-to-School ready with thousands of discounted digital titles and distance-learning information and learn how to stretch your dollars with shared digital collections. For more than 35 years, Mackin has provided library and classroom materials for preK–12. Known the world over for their exemplary service and stringent attention to detail, Mackin provides access to more than 18,000 publishers and a collection of nearly 3 million printed titles. The development of MackinVIA, a free, multiple award-winning digital content management system, has been instrumental in assisting digital learning for tens of thousands of schools, and more than 9 million students worldwide. To date, Mackin’s digital catalog boasts close to 3 million preK–12 age-appropriate titles in ebook, audiobook, read-along, video, and database formats. For more information call 800.245.9540 or visit Mackin.com.

Apr 15, 2020

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Online Challenges to Motivate Students to Excel in Math

When teachers sign up for the Online Math League (OML), their students gain access to practice materials designed to immediately challenge and motivate them to excel in math. Three times throughout the school year, students compete in challenging math contests against other students from around the world.

Feb 21, 2020

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Wrapping up an Epic Learning Experience: How to Facilitate Student Reflection

Each time you and your students embark on a new story, your characters undergo a transformation. If you lead your students through the elements we’ve discussed (creating an epic classroom, uncovering a conflict, and traversing the rising action to solve the conflict) then the transformation will happen by itself. A critical part of epic learning is helping students to realize that metamorphosis and use what they’ve learned. Here are a few activities to facilitate reflection and wrap up your epic learning experience.

Interactive infographic on creative people

Feb 17, 2020

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Daily Routines of Famous Creative People

Podio.com has designed an interactive infographic of the daily routines of 26 creators—from W. H. Auden to Immanuel Kant, from Flannery O’Connor to Franz Kafka. The daily routines are as varied as the people who follow them, although long walks and a very early wakeup time are common to many.

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