Helping Students to Show What They Know and Be Seen

I was a first-generation college student. I was also a teacher, principal, and assistant superintendent. In both my personal and professional lives, I’ve seen how inequitable access to academic resources and opportunities can create gaps for students.

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MoneySKILL: A Solution for Personal Finance Education 

Personal financial literacy is critical to succeed in today’s world, but study after study shows that many Americans need a deeper understanding of core financial concepts. For instance, among U.S. adults surveyed in the FINRA Foundation National Financial Capability Study published in 2022, 47% lacked a “rainy day” fund for emergencies, 59% of those with credit cards reported […]

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Verena Kunz-Gehrmann

To Ban or Not to Ban AI Writing in Schools?

AI writing and how to manage it in the classroom was top of mind for the education professionals who traveled to Indianapolis for the International Center for Academic Integrity’s (ICAI) annual conference March 9–12.  

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Delonna Darsow

Maximize Your District’s Data: Aggregating Multiple Data Points

Over the past two decades, Multi-Tiered System of Support (MTSS) and Response to Intervention (RTI) have emerged as a framework to improve outcomes for all students. By utilizing a data-based, decision-making model, educators are better equipped to match student needs.

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Anna-Lisa Mackey

Prepare Future-Ready Graduates for Success with Emozi® High School SEL

Social emotional learning (SEL) is growing up and going to high school. For years, SEL was seen as a subject only needed in the younger grades. However, school closures, stress, and pandemic uncertainty highlighted the need for all students to learn how to manage strong emotions, solve difficult problems, “read the room” both online and […]

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Advancing Student Equity and Access in Math

Proficiency in science, technology, engineering, and math is key to global competitiveness as a nation and a higher standard of living as an individual. Disparities in access to high-quality math instruction and rigorous, research-based curriculum have contributed to a significant opportunity gap in the U.S. 

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Lindsay Cooper

Resources for Expanding College-Readiness Opportunities

School leaders know exposure to advanced coursework increases graduation and college-going rates. Students who take AP® courses and exams have better college outcomes than their peers, even if they don’t earn a score that qualifies them for college credit or advanced placement. Research shows that expanding access to more students creates more opportunities.

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Jill Blankenship

Your Guide to a Comprehensive Internal Master Scheduling Audit

Your school’s master schedule is an essential tool for aligning student learning with performance goals, driving instruction, and providing a roadmap to success. A well-crafted master schedule reflects your school’s vision and promotes rigorous, equitable opportunities for all learners. Your master schedule impacts the success of your school in every way— from culture and morale […]

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