How Productive Struggle Can Lead to Student Success

by Amanda Robb, Senior Supervising Editor, Math As someone who received their education degree in the early 90s, I learned how to scaffold instruction for students. Our goals were to support their learning every step of the way and to remove any roadblocks to understanding our students might encounter. When providing direction instruction in our…

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How education companies are addressing home connectivity challenges

by Amanda Robb, Senior Supervising Editor, Math In the midst of the pandemic, as many schools are offering remote learning or hybrid learning options, some students continue to experience difficulty with at-home internet connectivity. An estimated 10 to 15 million students lack reliable internet access, with a majority of those students also lacking devices at…

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Looking back on 2020

Compiled by Nicole Tomassi, Marketing & Conference Manager This year has been a mix of challenges and opportunities, but because of our culture of flexibility, our team successfully pivoted to the work-from-home model without interruption to our clients. Despite the challenges of the pandemic, this year brought a promising change to the industry, as publishers…

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BETT Show London Review

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by Kevin J. Gray, President and Chief Content Officer In late January, Westchester Education Services attended the BETT London conference. The event, which started as a British Ed Tech show 30+ years ago, now draws exhibitors and visitors from around the world, with a heavy presence of UK, US, Middle Eastern, Asian, and Latin American…

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In the Community: Powell Elementary Paideia Community Academy, Chicago, IL

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  Each month, a member of the Westchester K-12 team has the opportunity to make a positive impact on students by contributing to a classroom project that needs funding on DonorsChoose.org. For the month of July, Dave Bailis, STEM Content Director, shares details about the project he selected: Tell us about your DonorsChoose.org project: Ms. Laney is…

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