Exploring SAS Curriculum Pathways & Instructional Technology
The 2015 Blended and Online Learning Symposium Call for Proposals included this twist from iNACOL: “... priority will be given to sessions that provide an interactive format for attendees to engage in deeper learning on best practices, draw in participant experiences, and promote meaningful dialogue.” Our session proposal on professional […]
Earlier this year, an American presidential candidate found himself facing some tough foreign-policy questions from the press. Reporters wanted to know, for example, what he would do as president to stabilize the Middle East, given its long and complicated history. The candidate looked lost and uncomfortable. When he managed to […]
We are happy to announce an even easier way to use Curriculum Pathways in your Google Classroom: the Google Classroom share button! When logged into SAS Curriculum Pathways with your Google account, you'll find several ways to share our resources: email, HTML code for embedding the resource, social media, and, […]
Even for the most vigilant, experienced writers, clarity can be an elusive goal. Again and again, no matter how hard we try to eliminate any trace of ambiguity, an infuriating gap often separates what we think we are saying from what we actually say. Consider this simple exercise. Insert the […]
Throughout my 13 years of teaching, I heard this common theme time and time again from parents: How can I help? The troubles they professed were varied and numerous (e.g., concern, frustration, bewilderment). They often included the following: I don’t remember algebra. I don’t like math. The way math is taught now differs from […]
4 Strategies to Create Tomorrow's Classroom by Lucy Kosturko was originally published on Getting Smart. The vision for tomorrow’s classroom looks nothing like the antiquated stereotype: students sitting in rows, passively listening to a lecture, followed by rote memorization tasks from a dusty, used textbook: some students in the “audience” nodding […]
When students need a quick introduction to a new social studies topic, or an engaging online activity that won’t take the entire class period to finish, I call it a "Goldilocks” moment: are there online resources out there that are not too small (in substance) and not too big (in […]
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In the classroom, educators gather a lot of data on students. Such data helps paint a quantitative picture of a students' development, educational progress, and even social well-being. This data can help to make decisions at a state, district, school, or classroom level. But, more importantly, such information provides great guidance for […]
In the summer of 2012, we launched an Algebra 1 Course. That’s right, an entire standards-aligned course! And this resource is much more than a typical math textbook. PLUS, now it’s a cross-platform resource! Yes, you read that correctly, cross-platform. That means this resource can be used on the PC, iPad, and […]
Mobile is at the forefront of our edtech development here at SAS Curriculum Pathways—not simply because it's the hottest emerging hardware technology entering classrooms around the world, but because of the exciting possibilities it brings to traditional learning environments. We’ve known for years that simply dropping off hardware in the classroom […]
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