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ESSA OverviewThe Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), signed by President Barak Obama in 2015, replaces the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act of 2001 signed by President George W. Bush in 2002. ESSA is the reauthorized and amended civil...
NCLB came about as a result of growing achievement gaps in America’s public schools. With the intent to improve public education, NCLB required higher academic standards, established accountability measures based on academic test...
ESSA OverviewESSA requires states to ensure that all students have access to effective teachers, a well-rounded education, safe learning environments, equitable access to educational technology and the necessary supports to be...
i-SAFE’s new digital instructional content brings exciting potential to enhance the learning outcomes in e-Safety education. Kimberly Bergquist Cales, i-SAFE Director of Curriculum, recently visited a local elementary school to implement the new...
Just like educators, we recommit ourselves each fall to creating the best outcome we can, for students, educators and the schools. For i-SAFE Ventures, it comes down to two things.First, be a great partner to educators and students. Help them be...
80,000 + Educational Apps: Digital Learning or Digital Candy?If you are looking for digital tools in the education category prepare to make yourself comfortable. Over 80,000 apps are labeled “educational” in online app stores. The notion of “...
Six steps to Ensure Digital Education Products are Treats, not Tricks As educators realize the benefits of data-powered services, conversation about the securing student data is also of paramount importance. There is no better time to discuss data...
This article is the first of a two part series focused on managing students in a 21st Century, digital classroom. In part one, we’ll consider how to leverage more traditional classroom management skills, and in the next newsletter we’ll consider...
Many educators are challenged to make a decision between traditional hardbound curriculum materials versus free resources that can be found online. As a society we continue to move towards a “unified classroom”. The influence of technology and...
Today’s educators are providing students with tremendous learning experiences by integrating digital technologies into the classroom, yet technology adoption also presents challenges and concerns such as classroom management issues, cyber bullying...