Teaching All Students Code

Reading Time: 2 minutes Getting educators bought into the importance of future-ready skills for their students is a no-brainer. They already know it’s important to make sure their students are equipped with STEM skills that benefit them now and in the future, but making the jump to how to do so in their classrooms with the resources they have on hand is much easier said than done. The Youth Coding League set out to bulldoze those obstacles to make coding skills for middle and junior high students attainable for teachers and schools. This extracurricular program empowers…

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Exploring Post-COVID Learning Strategies

Reading Time: 2 minutes NWEA, a not-for-profit research and assessment provider, recently announced the launch of its new professional learning podcast, The Continuing Educator. The podcast series, geared toward educational leaders and teachers, will discuss current challenges impacting classrooms, schools, and systems, and explore strategies to help educators leverage this unique time of transition to revisit, reform, and design a new future for American education. The podcast is hosted by Jacob Bruno, head of the Professional Learning team at NWEA. The first season, moderated by NWEA’s Lindsay Prendergast, Professional Learning Consultant, and Erin Beard, D.Ed., Content Designer, will…

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