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The SEL-EF Connection

We know from research that social and emotional learning (SEL – casel.org) supports academic achievement and better life outcomes for students. So it’s critical that schools build practices into the day that support the advancement of SEL. As you walk through the SEL competencies, you’ll find that there are some “foundational” skills students need: In […]

What Do Equity and Efficacy Have in Common in the Classroom?

The equity conversation needs to occur at all levels of education: from Federal to state to district to school to classroom. For the purpose of this blogpost, I’d like to look into the classroom. How do we ensure that all students have access to the opportunities and resources they need to succeed at high levels? […]

IDE Corp. to Present at FETC 2019 in Orlando

IDE Corp. is proud to announce that we will be exhibiting and presenting at the Future of Educational Technology Conference 2019 in Orlando, FL. Come visit us at booth #2231! Be sure to check out our two presentations: Not 1:1? You Can Still Integrate Tech Monday, January 28, 2019 at 5PM – 6PM in booth […]

Dr. Nancy Sulla Reveals Key to Student Achievement on Middleweb.com

“Without the skills of executive function, you cannot access the information needed to transform thinking and produce powerful learning. Executive function is, therefore, the coveted missing link to student achievement.” explains Dr. Sulla in a February 2018 article on Middleweb.com. “If students haven’t developed the brain-based skills to focus, catch and correct errors, identify cause-and-effect […]

Dr. Sulla Writes on Educational Spaces and Executive Function in Essentials Maga...

“The history of classroom design has been to focus on teaching…; but what if, instead, we design classrooms that focus on learning…?” asks Dr. Nancy Sulla in her latest article “Designing Educational Spaces That Support Executive Function” in the Fall 2018 issue of Essentials magazine. “Executive function skills are not strengthened through lessons as much […]