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Reflecting on Teaching

Reflecting on Teaching

Authors of the best-selling ASCD book Building Teachers’ Capacity for Success talk about why your effectiveness in the classroom is directly connected to your ability to self-reflect on your teaching practice and use the reflection process to get better at what you do. Pete Hall and Alisa Simeral discuss tools and strategies, from their latest(…)

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The Impact of Bullying in America

The Impact of Bullying in America

The Core spent time with Toni Orrange Torchia, School Psychology Doctoral Candidate at State University of New York at Buffalo, who recently penned a chapter for the new book ‘Youth Suicide and Bullying.’ Torchia also works at the Alberti Center for Bullying Abuse Prevention and discusses the nuances of bullying and the role mental health(…)

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Rewiring School Culture

Rewiring School Culture

Issues of school culture make for good press and discussion amongst theorists. Dr. Todd Whitaker, a former teacher and principal at multiple levels, has come out with a new book through ASCD that contextualizes culture giving readers a transparent and honest look at transforming the hallways and classrooms of their campuses. Whitaker’s passion for education(…)

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Handwriting in Education is Back!

Handwriting in Education is Back!

Paddy Padmanabhan, CEO of MyScript, spent time with the Core to discuss cutting-edge handwriting recognition solutions that have begun to impact classrooms around the world. MyScript’s advanced knowledge of handwriting resulted from years of research utilizing over 150 experts around the world. The Core encourages you to watch the video below to see the wide-spread(…)

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Newrow_ Reinvents The Classroom Experience

Dan Merritts, EVP of Marketing for Newrow_, talks about their platform and the ways they are revolutionizing the classroom experience for both teachers and students. Newrow_ connects students and educators face-to-face online in a way that replicates the physical classroom. The technology enhances a students experience of engaging, interactive curriculum from anywhere around the globe(…)

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Randi Weingarten Responds to TIME Magazine

Randi Weingarten, President of the American Federation of Teachers, responds to TIME magazine’s cover article that casts U.S. education as “Rotten Apples.” Weingarten also talks about the Union brand and how they are actually growing membership contrary to popular belief. Enjoy! Rod

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“Netflix for Children’s Books”

We speak with Ajay Godhwani, CEO and Co-Founder of Intuary, about their popular children’s storybook app FarFaria that has been recently called the “Netflix” for children’s books. Godhwani shares news of Common Core integration and how schools continue to integrate FarFaria into classrooms around the U.S. Enjoy! Rod

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The Reinvention of Social Studies in U.S. Classrooms

Dr. Bert Bower, Founder and CEO of TCI, talked with us about new and innovative ways to illuminate social studies and science classes in the U.S. Bower began his career as a classroom aide, then taught social studies for eight years, and finally earned a PhD in Curriculum and Teacher Education from Stanford University. For the past(…)

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