Why is GRIT so Important for Student Success?


Engaging Underperforming Students

I love this video and system of engaging underperforming students. Check out what Cochrane Collegiate Academy is doing with their teachers and students. Be inspired to try new things and make an impact for your students.

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The Filter Bubble

Does the web broaden our horizons by providing us access to information about people, foreign lands, rare diseases, and new philosphies?  Are we becoming more well rounded through our Google searches OR are we building our biases and strengthening our own preferences?  I read an interesting article this week that really made me reflect on […]

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How to Fascinate Your Students and Others

Something to get you thinking about in the new year.  How do you FASCINATE others?  Join Dr. Marina Kostina, of Argosy University and learn how to use those triggers to get your message to others.  To learn more go to effectiveonlineteaching.com.

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Digital Learning Day is Right Around the Corner

What is Digital Learning Day?  “Digital Learning Day is a culminating event in a year-round national awareness campaign to improve teaching and learning for all children”, a place to start a conversation, try one new thing, or showcase a success!  Digital learning is part of everything we do.  Technology facilitates our vacations, shopping, banking, and […]

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SmarterMeasure Integrated with Blackboard Webinar

  SmarterMeasure Integrated with Blackboard Building Block Webinar Join us for a Webinar on July 21 Space is limited. Reserve your Webinar seat now at: https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/414053038 This webinar is designed for Blackboard users who would like to learn more about SmarterMeasure or those who are already using SmarterMeasure (formerly READI) and want to learn how […]

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TxDLA 2011 Presentation

Last week at the TxDLA 2011 Conference in San Antonio, I had the honor of presenting on Tools that Assist Colleges with some Common Challenges in Distance Learning.  Ram DeLaRosa from TSTC-Harlingen, a long time client, graciously agreed to co-present.  They currently use SmarterMeasure™ and SmarterSurveys™.  Ram gave details about how his students benefit from SmarterMeasure and their […]

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