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Why a Winter LATIC Cohort Can Be a Transformational Win!

I’m often asked, “When is the best time to start a cohort of teachers designing Learner-Active, Technology-Infused Classrooms with you?” My answer is always, “There is no best time; different times have their advantages.” An eight-day summer workshop is critical (coupled with a leadership session). In thirty years of working to transform classrooms and educators’ […]

Student-Driven Differentiation

There is a big paradigm shift looming in education: the need to shift focus from teaching to learning, from teacher as information deliverer to teacher as facilitator of learning. That means on any given day, the teacher’s primary focus should be not on a lesson plan or textbook page, but on a student, and another, […]

Design Process Is Just Good For Kids … and the World!

I often hear design process and design thinking mentioned in connection with STEM and STEAM programs; and yes, clearly, if you’re going to solve a design problem, it’s good to have a design process. But the type of methodical thinking involved in design process is just good for everyday life! So build it into everything […]

IDE Corp. Presents and Exhibits at NJ Education Conferences

IDE Corp. is proud to announce that this week they will be presenting and exhibiting at two major education conferences in New Jersey. Tiffany Moutis, Superintendent of the Mansfield Township School District will be presenting with Gina Vodola, Client Solutions Specialist at IDE at the FEA/NJASA/NJASCD Fall Conference in Long Branch, NJ on Thursday October […]

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 […]