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How ARP ESSER Funding Can Address Learning Loss

This year, April will bring showers of additional funding for education. The third pandemic stimulus bill, the American Rescue Plan (ARP), was signed into law on March 11, 2021, adding more relief for education. To date, the Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund (ESSER Fund) has received funds in...

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Educators Need Effective Implementation Support: Lexia Delivers
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Teachers need dedicated, just-in-time support to achieve success with new technology programs. This statement is supported by anecdotes from teachers like you, as well as by education professionals' responses to surveys such as this one, which was conducted in 2020 by global education technologies company Promethean World. To gain insight into...

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How to Manage Concurrent Classrooms During COVID
How to Manage Concurrent Classrooms During COVID

When schools across the country shut their doors due to COVID-19 last spring, those with already-implemented digital literacy tools were fortunate enough to have a foundation for learning outside of the classroom. For schools like Lander Elementary School in Mayfield Heights, Ohio, having an online literacy platform that was accessible...

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Connect with Students (In More Ways Than Video Calls) During Remote Learning
Connect with Students (In More Ways Than Video Calls) During Remote Learning

Fostering relationships with students is a foundational part of education that helps teachers build trust, create open communication, and develop a deeper understanding of individual students’ lives and learning styles. When COVID-19 forced mandatory school shutdowns, these valuable in-person connections between teachers and students were derailed. Luckily, teachers are a creative...

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3 Ways to Create a Culturally Responsive Classroom
3 Ways to Create a Culturally Responsive Classroom

Each year, student populations in the U.S. become more diverse—in fact, minority students now compose the largest demographic group in our nation’s public schools. However, educator demographics have not reached the same levels of diversity. With this in mind, it’s important for educators to be responsive to the variety of...

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Is the "Lost Year" of Achievement Truly Lost? An Interview with Liz Brooke, Chief Learning Officer at Lexia Learning, and Felecia Evans, Principal of Lander Elementary School
Is the "Lost Year" of Achievement Truly Lost? An Interview with Liz Brooke, Chief Learning Officer at Lexia Learning, and  Felecia Evans, Principal of Lander Elementary School

With the shift to remote learning amidst a global pandemic, much has been said about a “lost year” of reading comprehension. Liz Brooke, Chief Learning Officer at Lexia Learning, and Felecia Evans, Principal of Lander Elementary School, recently spoke with Leilani Cauthen, CEO and Publisher at The Learning Counsel, to...

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6 Ways to Create a Culturally Responsive Classroom
6 ways to create a culturally responsive classroom

The U.S. reached an important milestone several years ago—minority students now comprise the largest demographic group in our nation’s public schools. While there is great diversity within our student population, the majority of educators still do not share the same cultural experiences with the diverse students they serve. However, many...

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