Category: Safe Learning Management

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for K-12 educators and
administrators to help
create safe learning
environments.

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Lesson Planning: 6 Ways to Become a Technology Risk-Taker

The impact technology has on student engagement and learning can be immense, but only when technology is used in creative and innovative ways. Here are six simple steps you can take to incorporate technology into your lesson plan in meaningful ways.

10/02/2015
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The Biggest Mistakes Teachers Make When Flipping Their Classrooms

There’s more to flipping a classroom than having students watch videos at home and expecting them to participate in thoughtful conversations the next day. If you aren’t careful, your flipped classroom won’t add any more value to you, your students or the learning process.

09/18/2015
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4 Ideas to Bring Book Reports Back to Life with Technology

Book reports don’t have to be things of the past. They just need a refresher to bring them back to life. Adding a few digital elements can bring more excitement to both reading and writing.

09/11/2015
Learning Management System Toolkit for Teachers

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LMS Toolkit: Tips for Effectively Using a Learning Management System

Many school districts purchase a Learning Management System to create, deliver and manage learning. Rediscover these tips, tricks, guides and other resources dedicated to effectively implementing a Learning Management System.

09/08/2015
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5 Reasons Students Want Technology in the Classroom

By empowering student learning with more opportunities for them to communicate with classmates, you’ll soon realize how important technology is in the classroom. These five reasons why students want to learn with technology can help you and your teacher-friends determine the right technology to implement.

08/24/2015
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3 Tips to be Successful With Paperless Grading

With the introduction of Workspaces within the Safe Classroom LMS, teachers can now easily create, assign, collect and score digital worksheets and align questions to state standards. Whether you’re new to paperless grading or have experience using another tool, here are three tips to keep in mind.

07/30/2015

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6 Ways for #TechCoaches to Support Teachers and Students

Tech coaches continue to take a more prominent role in education, especially when it comes to supporting teachers and students. The ultimate goal is for tech coaches to work with both teachers and students to enhance the learning experience using technology. Here are a few tips for tech coaches to better support the teachers and students they work with.

07/28/2015

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Using Your LMS to Help with Student-Led Conferences

Parent-teacher conferences give parents an opportunity to connect with their students’ teachers to discuss high points as well as areas that need improvement. Typically, for these conferences, parents set appointments and visit the teacher alone—students aren’t usually involved. But keeping the students on the outside of these conferences doesn’t truly give parents the opportunity to see their students in action.

07/20/2015