New Evidence-Based Resources Aim to Aid Districts in Edtech Decision-Making
New Evidence-Based Resources Aim to Aid Districts in Edtech Decision-Making

Educational technology is a fast-moving train, bringing new products, promises, and procedures to school districts and classrooms across the country. Indeed, investors poured more than $1 billion into edtech ventures in 2018 alone, per a recent EdSurge report. However, in a conversation with EdSurge's Tony Wan, investor Jason Palmer of...

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Putting the Science of Reading to Work
Putting the Science of Reading to Work

How do students learn to read? Although this deceptively simple question has inspired decades of research and yielded an array of science-backed instructional methods, many students are still not making the progress educators would like to see, with the most recent Nation’s Report Card indicating that fourth- and eighth-graders' average...

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Peer Mentoring: A Potentially Beneficial Inclusion Strategy
Peer Mentoring: A Potentially Beneficial Inclusion Strategy

Among the many strategies and intervention programs that exist in education today, peer mentoring can be overlooked in spite of its potential. Those not yet convinced of its value need look no further than a recent Minneapolis Star Tribune profile of Peer Insights, a suburban middle-school program that pairs students...

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