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The Difference Between UDL and Differentiated Instruction

Written by Dr. Sandra Markowitz, an experienced educator with 17 years in the field of Instructional Technology. Passionate about assistive technology, Universal Design for Learning, instructional strategies, and workflow solutions, Sandra brings innovative approaches to her teaching. In the ever-evolving landscape of education, teachers continually seek innovative methods of meeting the diverse needs of their […]

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End of School Year Activities for Elementary, Middle, and High School Students

Written by Dr. Sandra Markowitz, an experienced educator with 17 years in the field of Instructional Technology. Passionate about assistive technology, Universal Design for Learning, instructional strategies, and workflow solutions, Sandra brings innovative approaches to her teaching. As the end of the school year draws closer, it’s time for reflection, celebration, and closure. The final weeks […]

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What is Productive Struggle in Education?

Fostering resilience in students is as crucial as cultivating their academic knowledge and skills. After all, resilience equips students with the ability to navigate challenges, setbacks, and uncertainties in and outside of the classroom. One powerful way to develop the habit of resilience is through productive struggle—a process whereby students engage in challenging tasks that […]

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What is Spaced Practice in Education?

Written by Dr. Sandra Markowitz, an experienced educator with 17 years in the field of Instructional Technology. Passionate about assistive technology, Universal Design for Learning, instructional strategies, and workflow solutions, Sandra brings innovative approaches to her teaching. As the end of the school year approaches, we want to ensure our students retain the information they’ve […]

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Unlocking Literacy: The Transformative Power of Structured Literacy for Educators

by: Sophia Brown

Are you a K-12 educator looking for new ways to engage your students? Or new ways to simplify your daily instructional planning? Check out these practical and proven strategies that can enhance student engagement while streamlining daily instruction. From active learning techniques to thoughtful planning tips, these practices are designed to produce highly engaging learning experiences in any classroom setting. 

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Get to Know our Educator of the Year, Lizzet Austin!

by: Tess Hansen

Are you a K-12 educator looking for new ways to engage your students? Or new ways to simplify your daily instructional planning? Check out these practical and proven strategies that can enhance student engagement while streamlining daily instruction. From active learning techniques to thoughtful planning tips, these practices are designed to produce highly engaging learning experiences in any classroom setting. 

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It’s a Muscle! 7 Effective Strategies for Test-Taking Skills

Every year, it feels like testing season sneaks up on us. We’re diligent in providing strong educational opportunities for students, using interventions, making data-driven decisions, trying to make learning fun, and then all of a sudden — high-stakes testing is upon us. Many of us find ourselves reiterating test-taking strategies to students, using acronyms to help them remember strategies and formulas, and plying them with candy to get them to sit through drills. Some schools even pause educational content for more intensive test prep.