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10 Professional Development Resources for a Year of Transformation 

10 Professional Development Resources for a Year of Transformation 

The last year has taught us so very much about flexible approaches to learning, let’s stop and take a moment to recognize the newfound strengths that this flexibility allows for educators in all types of learning environments, from traditional classrooms to summer schools, afterschool and beyond. Read on to explore simple no-cost resources that enable educators

Teaching Data Literacy

By Emily Strickland, 7th grade Math, GCS Virtual program, EDP Director, Beck Academy With no-cost content from Discover Data – an education initiative powered by the Nielsen Foundation in collaboration with Discovery Education and the National Afterschool Association – students in grades 6-12 and educators have critical learning resources at their fingertips to seamlessly integrate data literacy wherever learning takes

Count on Ready-to-Use Lesson Starters to Recognize Pi Day

The mystery and magic of Pi is the perfect jumping off point for a learning adventure into the unknown! Explore new frontiers with your students using resources that make thinking outside-the-box easy as Pi. Discover Data The possibilities of using data in class are as endless as Pi’s infinite string of decimals! Dive into the

Empowering Students to Use Data to Understand Election Trends

COVID-19. Climate crisis. Economic inequality. Racial justice. Immigration. These are just a few of the topics most important to voters in the United States leading up to the 2020 presidential election, according to the Pew Research Center. Every four years, we enter a new presidential election season that shapes the course of the country for decades

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