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Student Voice, Gender Equality, Betsy DeVos & more

Busy week? We're here to help. Here's our roundup of top educational stories from the past seven days: Consider this collection of ideas from EduTopia as you work hard to fuel your students' curiosity. EdSurge tells us how to democratise education through student voice and hip hop. After Betsy DeVos' Senate confirmation hearing, we know a little more about [...]

By |January 20th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments
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Engaging ESL/ELL Parents with FreshGrade

How do you engage ESL/ELL parents? This is something I struggle with each year as I learn about my students and their families. I work in a community that is diverse. My students speak at least two languages, and most are first-generation Canadians. My classroom is full of many languages, cultural traditions, and religious backgrounds. [...]

By |January 18th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments
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Student Achievement, Brain Breaks, School Culture, and More

Busy week? We're here to help. Here's our roundup of top educational stories from the past seven days: "Schools Can Save Lives." As he prepares for a Trump administration handover, U.S. Education Secretary, John B. King Junior talks to NPR about equity, testing, and vouchers. In China, a school is allowing students to borrow grades from [...]

By |January 14th, 2017|Fresh Ideas|0 Comments
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The Transcendent Nature of Sir Ken Robinson in Global Education

You make sense of your life, retrospectively, when you come to write your resume… being alive is a creative process. –Sir Ken Robinson FreshGrade is excited to be a sponsor of Sir Ken Robinson's visit to speak to educators and business leaders in British Columbia on January 13th, 2017. This post by Rod Berger was [...]

By |January 12th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments
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Energize Your Culture, Create Personalized Pro-D for Teachers, and More…

New year, new beginnings. If one of your resolutions is to do more reading, we're here to help. Here's our roundup of top educational stories from the past seven days: With many of us returning from the holiday break feeling reinvigorated and ready to start something new, cultural initiatives are top of mind. Jillian Darwish from [...]

By |January 6th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments
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Happy Holidays from FreshGrade

We're wrapping up a year of incredible growth at FreshGrade, and we wanted to take a moment to thank all of our amazing supporters — teachers, educational advocates, parents, and students who have made it possible. As we reflect on the year gone by, it fills us with pride and purpose for the year ahead. Whatever [...]

By |December 24th, 2016|Fresh Ideas, News, Product, Team|0 Comments
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Cultivating Emotional Resilience, Ground Rules for Genius Hour, and More…

It's the most wonderful time of the year — the time you get to catch up with your reading! Here's our roundup of top educational stories from the past seven days: Want to cultivate your emotional resilience? Take time to pause, turn inward, and connect deeply with others. How can you change an entire school [...]

By |December 23rd, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments
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Engaging Students Before the Holidays, Stoking the Fires of Over Achievers, and More…

Busy week? Catch up on your reading with our roundup of top educational stories from the past seven days. The Lifecycle Benefits of an Influential Early Childhood Program has determined that spending money on high-quality early childhood education for at-risk children – as well as employment support for their mothers – can yield a 13 percent [...]

By |December 16th, 2016|Fresh Ideas|0 Comments
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FreshGrade Inks Corporate Partnership Deal With Digital Promise

FreshGrade announced today that they have agreed to join Digital Promise as a new Corporate Partner, specifically supporting the organization’s League of Innovative Schools. The move comes on the heels of FreshGrade sending representatives to the League of Innovative Schools Fall 2016 meeting in Baltimore in November. FreshGrade was recently recognized with a Companies-to-Watch Award [...]

By |December 13th, 2016|News, Team|0 Comments
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Providing Better Student Assessment [Interview]

Julie Petersen, independent writer, and editor in the education space, sat down with Rod Berger to discuss the impact of technology on student assessment. Petersen points out how the future of assessment looks promising as the emphasis is diverted away from "top-down" testing and replaced by greater day-to-day, individual student analysis. Insightfully, Petersen examines how technological [...]

By |December 13th, 2016|Fresh Ideas|2 Comments
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