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Exploring SAS Curriculum Pathways & Instructional Technology

Information is the Key to Data-Driven Teaching

Information is the Key to Data-Driven Teaching by Lucy Kosturko was originally published on Getting Smart. Data provides us with evidence to guide future actions. An estimated 46 million people rang in January 2014 by seeking guidance from a smartphone app that gathers health and fitness data. That’s one-third of […]

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We Need Your Vote for SXSWEdu 2016!

As in years past, the South by Southwest Edu annual conference truly values the opinions of the community. To this end, the conference uses Panel Picker to gather input on what sessions should make it into the final program. The SXSWEdu mission is to drive innovation in everything related to teaching and learning, which […]

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Curriculum Pathways: All New for You!

We hope you are loving the changes we've made to the SAS Curriculum Pathways site. We gave you an overview of the new features earlier this week, but let's dive deeper into some of the ways we've added personalization to help meet your specific needs. The biggest change in this department […]

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Notice Something Different?

If you've visited the main SAS Curriculum Pathways website recently you undoubtedly noted that it has changed—a lot! This is the first major rework of the site in almost five years, representing the vision and hard work of a talented team of designers, developers, testers, and content specialists. The upgrades and […]

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How to get started with the Writing Reviser Add-on for Google Docs

  I’m sure most students would agree that writing well—especially writing well for a variety of purposes—is not easy. On any given school day, a student might be asked to analyze a poem by Emily Dickinson, to construct a lab report following a science experiment, or to explain the historical […]

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5 Projects for Your Project-Based Learning Classroom This Year

5 Projects for Your Project-Based Learning Classroom This Year by Lucy Kosturko was originally published on Getting Smart. I run. By no means do I call myself a “runner,” but I enter races now and then. That means I train—a couple of miles on weekdays, long runs on the weekend. […]

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Why Teachers Love Pluto

The Facts about Pluto You've heard the news: NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft has released the first images of dwarf planet Pluto. Dwarf planet? What does that mean? It’s smaller than any other planet. It’s even smaller than many of the moons orbiting other planets, including Earth. Pluto has more similarities to […]

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Doggone Homework

In my school days, I recall making a dishonest, last-ditch effort to explain an English-class delinquency by claiming, “The dog ate my homework.” Perhaps some teachers are gullible enough to believe this bit of gastronomic nonsense. But none of them taught at St Pius X School in Rochester, NY.  That […]

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Project-Based Learning + Data with #SummerSTEM

At the top of the LinkedIn's 25 hottest skills that got people hired in 2014, you'll find Statistical Analysis and Data Mining. Analytics play an increasingly large role in every industry, driving decisions, change, and innovation. The amount of data collected each year continues to grow as we surround (and adorn) ourselves […]

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Celebrate July 4th with the guy on the Quaker Oats box!

It’s almost July! Time for cookouts, watermelon and... OATMEAL??? Independence Day is the perfect opportunity to remember one of our earliest founding fathers, the Quaker activist William Penn. Penn came from a powerful Anglican family. In fact, the King of England owed Penn’s father a large sum of money. After […]

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