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15 Must-Read Articles for Educators: Summer Edition

Posted by Deanna Zaucha on July 19, 2016

To prepare for a new school year, it is important to keep a pulse on the news and developments for the whole education technology industry.

From new teaching techniques and professional development, to updated statistics and regulations, a lot has happened this summer that every educator should know.

Luckily, we gathered some of the most important education news below to save our hardworking teachers, principals, and superintendents time this summer.

So skim the stories, click what is most interesting to you, and be prepared for your most successful year yet!


Building Blocks for a Successful School Year

3 Strategies for Students Struggling with Reading and Writing

Superintendents Notebook: Stopping the Summer Slide

Flow Chart: Are You Ready for 2016-17 School Year?

Building a Summer Stride


Teacher Professional Development

3 Types of Summer PD That Won’t Sacrifice Your Vacation

Having Other Teachers’ Eyes Means Also Having Their Ideas

Why Edcamp is Future of PD

Chalkable Customer Success Story: Sylacauga City Schools and Professional Development


New Education Technology Tips

Hour of Code

15 Education Apps to Download for Next Year

How to Use Facebook Live for Learning

5 Actionable Tips for Implementing New Digital Education Tools (Infographic)


News from the Department of Education

Fact Sheet: Proposed Regulations Encourage Better and Fairer Tests to Reduce Burden of Testing

School Improvement Grants Announced to 16 States

Why Chronic Absenteeism Matters in 2016


Are there any pieces of news we missed?
Share them with us in the comments!

Topics: Education Trends, K-12 Education, Education Technology

Deanna Zaucha

Written by Deanna Zaucha

Deanna Zaucha is the Content Marketing Specialist at Chalkable, and also manages their social media presence. In her free time, she can be found on the dance floor, or on her iPhone keeping up with the latest trends in education, marketing, and technology. Read more from Deanna on Twitter.