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  • Dare to bring creativity to the classroom?

    By: Katie Becker | October, 2013 | 2,288 views | No Comments | Posted in: Classroom Resources, Technology in the Classroom

    It takes courage to be creative. — E. Paul Torrance
    E. Paul Torrence, known as the “Father of Creativity,” spent the bulk of his life researching how to quantify creativity. Throughout his studies, he found that the levels of creativity can be increased through practice, and believed that creative thinking can be taught even to those who seem to be “non-thinkers.”

    Did you know that 82% of students wish they had more exposure to creative thinking in the classroom (source)? While most educators don’t focus solely on teaching creativity to their students, …

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  • PowerTeacher Provides Intuitive Environment for Monitoring Student Progress, Including Mobile App for Anytime, Anywhere Access

    By: Paul Smith | February, 2011 | 43,055 views | 1 Comment | Posted in: News, PowerSchool

    Rancho Cordova, CA, February 23, 2011 — As our nation’s education system increases its focus on standards-based education and student achievement, it has become more important than ever before that teachers are able to track student progress on a weekly, daily and, often, hourly basis. Millions of teachers around the country have the tool for easily and accurately monitoring student progress at their fingertips with PowerTeacher, Pearson’s web-based gradebook. A new PowerTeacher video from Pearson shows the ways that this online gradebook is helping students, teachers and parents monitor progress …

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  • Apps, Software and Sites Every Teacher Should Know About (Part 1: Organization)

    By: Aaron Morrison | January, 2011 | 7,026 views | 6 Comments | Posted in: Classroom Resources, Technology in the Classroom

    In recent years, computers, smartphones, iPods and iPads have become more prevalent in K12 classrooms. In 2009, “ninety-seven percent of teachers had one or more computers located in the classroom every day” (National Center for Education Statistics).
    Due to the increase use of technology in the classroom, we thought it was appropriate for us to search the web for “Apps, Software, and Sites Every Teacher Should Know About”.  Since there are thousands of great tools out there, we’ve had a hard time whittling all of this information down into one post.  …

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  • PowerTeacher Mobile 1:1 Now Available!

    By: Paul Smith | January, 2011 | 12,545 views | 90 Comments | Posted in: News

    We released a major update to our PowerTeacher Mobile iPad App this week.  PowerTeacher Mobile 1.1 includes the most often requested enhancements and is designed to make grading on the go easier than ever before.

    Over 40 new features and enhancements
    Almost two times faster than version 1.0
    Plus numerous fixes and user interface changes

    Find out more at our iTunes App Store.

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  • Technology in the Classroom

    By: Aaron Morrison | October, 2010 | 6,257 views | 1 Comment | Posted in: Technology in the Classroom

    Technology influences education on a daily basis. Don’t believe me? Let’s go over some research that was conducted in 2009 by the National Center for Education Statistics. Today, over 54% of Elementary and Secondary teachers may arrange to have computers brought into their classroom. Amazingly, internet access is available for 96% of the computers that are brought into these classrooms.

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