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The Benefits of Practice Testing

The best practice for tests is to integrate the types of questions being asked on the test into your daily lessons.  Teaching children to answer a variety of questions in a variety of test formats allows students to practice and seek strategies to answer. ...

Inside the NJ EdTechTeam Google Summit

This Summer, I had the opportunity to participate in the EdTechTeam Google Summit in NJ, where educators and GAFE specialists showed some new tools and ways to implement the Google Apps for Education (GAFE). Over the course of two days, more than 130 teachers and...

The New Mathletics Platform is a Hit in BQ!

This September, when teachers came back to school they were greeted with a new Mathletics platform. Mathletics is our lead digital resource at CTN.  Approximately 90% of our schools are using Mathletics. Mathletics rolled over the classes during the first week of...

Embracing Growth Mindset by Edmentum

As September approaches, we prepare ourselves for the new year.  I read this article and thought it was a good read.   Enjoy the rest of your summer.   How One Reluctant Teacher Embraced A Growth Mindset Thursday, August 10, 2017 — Lisa Bliss I have to...

Personalized Professional Development

Over the last few weeks, I have read several articles about “Personalized ” Professional Development.  This is what I have been saying for years!  Teachers, like our students, are all at different levels.  Whether we are referring to experience, classroom...