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Using QR Codes to Display Student Work

Educators are challenged within Creating a New Vision for Public Education in Texas to make evident student work products and performance-based assessments reflecting mastery of rigorous content and incorporating 21st century skills.   314 more words


Critical Shifts: Changing Education through Videoconference

This post is written by guest blogger Kristi Bell, Instructional Technology Coordinator, Duncanville, Texas.  

On a recent trip to New York, NY, I stood absently looking out the window of my 15th floor hotel room watching the hundreds of yellow taxis zoom around the streets below.   371 more words


Building Curricular Tools

Within Creating a New Vision for Public Education in Texas, Article II: The New Learning Standards, we recognize the need for a set of curricular tools to support teachers and students.   446 more words


Power of a Team

There is a popular meme going around on social media that states “Behind every successful teacher is a tribe of other successful teachers who have their backs” There is so much truth to this statement.   304 more words


Student Portfolios & SB149

Senate Bill 149: An act relating to alternative methods for satisfying certain public high school graduation requirements, including the use of individual graduation committees.

Within the context of this law, … 521 more words


Relationships that lead to Respect

Relationships that lead to Respect (or…how to get teenagers to like you and do their work)

This guest post was written by Caty Dearing and English teacher at Frontier High School in Mansfield, Texas. 1,271 more words


Teachers as Authors of Curriculum

This post is written by guest blogger Blake Haygood, eTextbook Curriculum Specialist in New Braunfels ISD.

Textbooks have always been expensive, and you would think that going digital would help lower the cost. 812 more words