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Power Digest: Unified Classroom, Assessments, and Blended Learning

Posted by Deanna Zaucha on January 19, 2017

Topics: K-12 Education, Chalkable Announcements, Education Technology

This week is the start of a new series summarizing the hottest news from Chalkable and PowerSchool! Be sure to stay tuned to get your ‘Power Digest,’ which will share the top stories from the education technology industry.


How to Improve School Culture with Positive Reinforcement

Posted by Sarah Renner-Pugh on December 13, 2016

Topics: Positive Reinforcement, K-12 Education, Education Technology

Research shows that improving school culture can close achievement gaps and improve attendance and graduation rates. Former principal Kyle Wagner shared five effective strategies for strengthening school culture on Edutopia.

We wanted to expand on his strategies to showcase how positive behavior reinforcement programs, such as the Learning Earnings Achievement Program, can motivate students and staff, and enhance school culture initiatives.


6 Stats on Why Schools Need to Be More Data-Driven

Posted by Deanna Zaucha on December 08, 2016

Topics: Student Information Systems, K-12 Education, Education Technology

100 hours last summer were spent looking at annual school report cards put out by all 50 states and the District of Columbia.


Infographic: Bloom's Digital Taxonomy Verbs Cheat Sheet

Posted by Deanna Zaucha on December 06, 2016

Topics: Professional Development, K-12 Education, Education Technology

Bloom’s Revised Taxonomy is probably not a new concept for an innovative educator like you. This traditional teaching concept helps educators take their students through the traditional stages of classroom practices, behaviors, and actions to master new subjects.


How to Celebrate Inclusive Schools Week 2016

Posted by Deanna Zaucha on December 01, 2016

Topics: Positive Reinforcement, K-12 Education, Education Technology

Next week, December 5-9, is an exceptional week known as Inclusive Schools Week.