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THE Journal - 5 Tech Tools That Support Common Core

With online assessments around the corner, we look at the hardware and software that districts are using to teach to the new standards.

According to the 4th Annual Principals’ Assessment of Public Education, 95.7 percent of schools in states that […]

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Defined STEM - Dysart Unified Schools Case Study

Defined STEM - Dysart Unified Schools Case Study

How Dysart Unified Schools is Developing the 21st Century Learner

The Challenge

How can a school district that has tripled in size since 2000 effectively develop a “career and college ready” student who’s steeped in STEM learning?

As the director […]

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Defined STEM - Mahoning ESC Case Study

Looking for a better solution

When faced with a challenge, finding solutions for your own school district can be challenging enough. Compared with traditional administrators, Jason Braddock has a little more to worry about - after all, he is […]

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Defined STEM - Altar Valley Case Study

Altar Valley School District 51 is a public school district based in Pima County, AZ.


The Problem

  1. How might a comprehensive STEM initiative be used to build prior background in students from a rural community?
  2. How does a prewritten STEM […]

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Experiential Learning and School/Community Connections


Project Based Learning can help teachers extend the classroom beyond the school walls. Frequently, projects can be extended to engage the internal and external school community. These projects can help provide partnerships that allow […]

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