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  1. How to Launch Your District’s Mobile Strategy [Webinar]

    The reality is mobile is here, and it’s here to stay. With more than half of us owning a smartphone, mobile will become the primary point of contact to how everyone connects with your school district. Join our webinar and get the information you need to build, launch and optimize your mobile strategy. In this free webinar, [...]

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  2. The Great Debate: Google Apps vs. Office 365

    WEBINAR: JULY 31st, 2013, 12PM EDT Office 365 or Google Apps? This is the big question many school and district administrators are asking themselves when looking to invest in an email client. You want to make the right choice and the best choice. But it’s not easy deciding on something that is this critical to [...]

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  3. Do Video Games Really Work? [Infographic]

    There’s Gamified Learning and then there’s Learning through Gaming. Let’s look at the latter! The intersection of gaming and learning is an increasingly hot topic in the 21st Centurty K-12 learning community. But, are video games really providing any benefits for helping students in these age groups to learn? This infographic by Online College Course gives a [...]

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  4. The E-Rate 471 Application Window Closes Today!

    Another year of E-Rate-funded growth is about the begin. But first, make sure your Form 471 is filed! For nearly sixteen years, schools, libraries and school districts have been able to take advantage of the Federal Communication Commission’s E-Rate program. This program has enabled these educational institutions to receive millions of dollars in funding that [...]

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  5. INFOGRAPHIC: Why Does Early Childhood Learning Matter?

    K-12 may be the most intensive learning period of anyone’s life, but Sesame Street Workshop believes that quality education starts younger than that. Thanks to Sesame Street Workshop, we can find out why it is important for children to receive high quality early childhood education. According to this infographic, children who receive great early childhood [...]

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  6. SharpSchool Picks: The Top Six Academic Search Engines

    We all know what search engines are and what they can do. But how much do you know about academic search engines? Search engines are used daily all over the world. They search through various sites, but just how effective is it for students that are researching topics for class assignments and projects? Not very [...]

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  7. The Mystery of Parent Involvement in 21st Century Learning – Part Two

    Hey, teachers! What can you do to help drive parent involvement in your students’ success? Let’s take a look! Welcome to part two of SharpSchool’s look  ‘Parent Involvement’. In part one, we went over some strategies that parents could use to add to their child’s learning experience. In part two we are going to go over [...]

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  8. Infographic: How Tech Savvy Are The Kids Of Today?

    The effect that technology has on kids today is undeniable. But how young does it start? According to Angiolotty, children as young as 6 months are using their parent’s electronic devices for play. Also, children aged 2-5 learn how to play an online computer game before learning to tie their shoes. By the time these [...]

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  9. Pros & Cons: The Flipped Classroom

    Want Lessons to become homework, and homework to become classwork? Then think about the Flipped Classroom Tech tools are being used a lot more frequently within classrooms in a variety of ways.  Have you and your class begun to incorporate the new Flipped Classroom teaching method? Let’s start by addressing the obvious: what is a [...]

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  • About Sharpschool

    SharpSchool was founded in 2001 with the goal of helping schools improve communication and student learning. We have helped over 3,000 schools & districts meet the evolving needs of 21st century learners. The SharpSchool community is full of educators who are passionate about K-12 educational technology. We are not just a software provider. We are your trusted partner in this exciting time of ed-tech revolution.

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