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Navigating School-Provided Technology at Home
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2017 11:14 AM
Today's classrooms are full of technology that provides essential resources for students. If your kids are lucky, they might even attend schools that designate funds for procuring laptops or tablets to give to the students. This means your children will have their tech tools to use at home. Here are tips on navigating the use of these technologies outside of the class: Set rules While a school-provided tablet can be an excellent means for your kids to research for projects or work on homework, it can also come with distra... READ MORE
Common Core State Standards News
Teaching gifted kids in normal classes
WEDNESDAY, JULY 26, 2017 11:18 AM
Gifted children aren't always whisked off to a higher grade or special courses and schools. In fac ... READ MORE
Helping your kids continue learning this summer
FRIDAY, JULY 01, 2016 14:41 PM
Summertime is often what kids look forward to for one reason - no school. However, just because ther ... READ MORE
Try meditation to improve your kids' concentration
FRIDAY, MARCH 25, 2016 10:26 AM
Kids have a lot of energy. Many of them experience difficultly reining in their thoughts and movemen ... READ MORE
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ITBS Information
Iowa Assessments scores rise in Iowa school district
TUESDAY, JULY 23, 2013 10:59 AM
When students transition to a new type of standardized testing, it is a given that some of them may ... READ MORE
Students achieve high scores on the Iowa Assessments
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 12, 2013 09:36 AM
While some parents and educators have been concerned about how students would handle the transition ... READ MORE
Funding makes a difference in Iowa school district
TUESDAY, APRIL 09, 2013 09:06 AM
At Irving Elementary School in Iowa, 44.78 percent of third- through fifth-graders were proficient o ... READ MORE
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Stanford Test
Teacher Appreciation Week shines a spotlight on educators
WEDNESDAY, MAY 08, 2013 10:02 AM
As May 6 through 10 is Teacher Appreciation Week, the spotlight is on educators across the nation an ... READ MORE
SAT-10 scores help students start the college admissions process early
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2012 15:33 PM
Students' grades and level of classroom participation can certainly provide their teachers with ... READ MORE
Better test scores help Arizona school district earn a B
THURSDAY, AUGUST 23, 2012 16:15 PM
Just before the start of the 2012-2013 academic year, Arizona’s district and charter schools r ... READ MORE
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Standardized Testing News
Navigating School-Provided Technology at Home
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2017 11:14 AM
Today's classrooms are full of technology that provides essential resources for students. If your ... READ MORE
Spicing up the 'How was school?' conversation
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 23, 2017 09:32 AM
Every day when you greet your kids after school, you likely ask some version of, "How was y ... READ MORE
5 Unique Ways to Improve your Child's Reading Skills
MONDAY, APRIL 10, 2017 15:21 PM
Reading is one of the most important skills students learn in school. No matter what occupation ... READ MORE
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