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February 12, 2015

Digital Learning Transforms Teaching Practices and Student Engagement

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English Language Arts and Mathematics
Grades 6-12
Digital Editions Deepen Engagement. That Matters.
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SpringBoard Digital - See the features, functionality, and ease of use in live action demos.
SpringBoard, the College Board’s comprehensive instructional program, includes a robust digital component for deeper, richer, more effective teaching and learning, on any device, from tablet to whiteboard. Smart tools for personalized digital workspaces, rich text interaction and point-of-use standards correlations.
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January 31, 2015

Free Classrom Poster: 5 Reasons to Become Bilingual

From Thursday’s inbox…

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Classroom Poster: 5 Reasons Everyone
Should Know at Least Two Languages
Expand your language offerings with digital courses.
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Learning a second world language has extensive benefits for students.

Middlebury Interactive Languages, a leader in digital language education and instruction, has presented just a few of the benefits of bilingualism in a fun and engaging classroom poster to help convey the importance of language acquisition to your students. View and download the classroom poster here.

Expand Your School’s or District’s World Language Offerings
Middlebury Interactive provides digital K-12 world language courses in Spanish, French, Chinese and German that immerse students in language and culture. Through task-based activities that provide instant feedback, students gain tangible reading, writing and listening skills, as well as confidence communicating in language. Request a course demo to see how these language courses can enhance your students’ language learning.

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“Our language program through Middlebury Interactive has transformed our entire school culture.”–Christina Johnston, Principal, Weybridge Elementary School

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January 16, 2015

White Paper: 10 Blended Learning Trends

From yesterday’s inbox…

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New blended learning innovations focus on a deeper student experience.
DreamBox Learning, Inc., and Getting Smart have partnered on a new white paper, Blended Learning Innovations: 10 Major Trends, that provides an overview of how new technology and strategies can work to drive achievement.

Within this white paper, you can learn about:

  • Dominant trends in ever-evolving blended learning landscape
  • How blended learning benefits teachers as well as students
  • Ways “productive gamification” can be used to drive achievement

All of the trends have one purpose: to prepare students for success in a rapidly evolving and globalized world, driven by information technology.Download the white paper learn more.

Blended Learning Innovations: 10 Major Trends

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January 9, 2015

January 2015 Issue Now Online

Note the blended and online learning items below…

[logo] District Administration magazine
[header image] This month's issue is now available
Dear Michael,DA’s January issue is here with new solutions for school district management! Check out this month’s feature stories:

The year ahead: Outlook and predictions for 2015

Key strategies for decreasing student dropout rate

A field guide for implementing blended learning

Top education issues for congress in 2015

Devising solutions for the immigration influx

4 elements for effective leadership coaching

Is your district making computer science count?

Breaking news for school grant funding

Thank you for reading this month’s issue of District Administration magazine. We hope you take this opportunity to pass along your favorite articles to school staff and fellow education leaders.Best Regards,

Daniel E. Kinnaman
Publisher
District Administration

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November 15, 2014

White Paper: The Scoop On Digital

Also from Monday’s inbox…

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Julie Evans on digital tools, gaming protocols, and student engagement.
Based on a survey of over 400,000 K-12 students, parents, teachers, administrators, and community members, Julie Evans, CEO of Project Tomorrow, explores thought-provoking results that show how new digital tools are reshaping the learning environment and the answers to questions such as:In this white paper you’ll find:

  • Are all students really “digital natives”?
  • How are game-based environments engaging learners?
  • Who is playing games for learning?
  • What are the benefits of intelligent adaptive learning?

Download the White Paper

Best Practices for Evaluating Digital CurriculaDownload
Looking for more ways to engage your math learners?
DreamBox Learning® Math for Grades K–8 is a motivating learning experience fueled by gaming protocols. It helps students persist and understand even the most challenging concepts—using their own math thinking!Request a demo
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