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  • Engaging students through collaborative learning tools, 29/09/2014

    Looking for ideas on how to engage new students this academic session? Struggling to get students to work effectively on projects outside the classroom, especially those who may be more introverted in groups? Perhaps one of a range of available collaborative learning tools (CLTs) could be the ans...

  • Transforming support for d/Deaf students, 02/08/2014

    Innovations in technology and the vital role of skilled professionals In May 2014, BRITE and Nated Scotland curated an international conference hosted at Edinburgh University, where 100 delegates came together to evaluate a range of cutting edge strategies to support d/Deaf students at college an...

  • Ai-Media article on our recent conference, 27/06/2014

    At our recent conference on Supporting Deaf Students at College and University, we were delighted to welcome Denise Bob-Jones of Ai-Media to deliver a presentation in partnership with Strathclyde University on remote live captioning. Ai-Media’s remote live captioning service, Ai-Live, also ...

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  • These 3 policy areas could help principals become more effective, 06/10/2015

    While school principals are often low priorities on state education policy agendas, a handful of states have taken steps to strengthen the role principals play in schools, according to a new report commissioned by the Wallace Foundation. After analyzing how principals are supported and prioritiz...

  • Front Row Education launches ELA program, 06/10/2015

    Front Row Education, Inc. has launched Front Row ELA, a new reading comprehension program for first through eighth grade classrooms. Front Row ELA provides teachers key tools to help their students improve their reading comprehension skills, regardless of their proficiency level. More than 300 a...

  • New history curriculum based on 1940s drama ‎, 06/10/2015

    WGN America and Young Minds Inspired, a provider of free educational outreach programs, have teamed to bring a unique history and social studies curriculum to high school and college students across the nation, inspired by the Emmy Award-winning series, “Manhattan.” The critically acclaimed seri...

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