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The 5 Ws of Digital Citizenship
Thursday, April 5, 2018
The 5 W's of Digital Citizenship

There’s no denying that technology has shaped this generation of students. Growing up in the midst of the technological revolution, 21st-century students have been exposed to new devices and applications every year of their lives. New technology is being developed nearly as fast as educators themselves can learn to use...

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Should More Women Become Superintendents?
Tuesday, April 3, 2018
Should More Women Become Superintendents?

In 2016, reporter Shelly Webb took over the education beat and at the Houston Chronicle and began to do some digging. While familiarizing herself with how schools function and what issues impact student achievement, Webb stumbled upon an unexpected reality: Almost all of the superintendents in the Houston area were...

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6 Tips for Preventing the Dreaded Summer Reading Gap
Sunday, April 1, 2018
6 Tips for Closing the Summer Reading Gap

Students and educators alike look forward to the lazy summer months when the pool, not the school, governs their days. However, taking three months away from the classroom—an approach that is common in most school systems—also results in a decline in reading proficiency that disproportionately affects low-income students. Moreover, research...

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