How to Rekindle the Love of Learning

May 22, 2012 by Corey Fitzgerald
Research demonstrates that, in the US, the motivation to learn declines steadily from third through ninth grade. How can parents and educators help young people rekindle the love of learning?

How to Support Social Development in Young Children

Mar 29, 2012 by Corey Fitzgerald
A child’s social skills are a compelling predictor of future success, both in and out of school. Learn how you can support social development in young children with these easy to implement tips.

Using Data Effectively in School Districts: Tips for School Administrators

Dec 20, 2011 by Corey Fitzgerald
The increase of data and data systems in education has give rise to vast amounts of information. Learn how to use data effectively in your school district with these 8 helpful tips.

10 Big Benefits of Using iPads in Schools

Sep 27, 2011 by Corey Fitzgerald
The iPad is changing how students learn in the 21 stcentury. Learn how using iPads in schools can improve collaborative content creation, data collection, and more.

Reading in the Real World: Text Difficulty and Workplace Success

Jul 26, 2011 by Corey Fitzgerald
Are high school reading standards challenging enough? Not if we go by this Lexile scores chart that shows a significant gap between high school reading levels and college and workplace reading demands.

Endorsing the Common Core State Standards Initiative

May 26, 2011 by Corey Fitzgerald

The Common Core State Standards Initiative is a state-led effort to provide a nationally consistent framework that will ready American students for success in college and in the global workforce.

Adult and Family literacy in the US; limitations to our Nation’s success

Feb 3, 2011 by Corey Fitzgerald
Low literacy rates are a growing issue in the United States today.  What are the benefits to improving literacy for adults and families?

Data Driven Decisions: A GPS Approach

Nov 2, 2010 by Corey Fitzgerald
Assessments can help school districts and schools make data driven decisions to determine the best course for their students, just as GPS allows people to find their way in the world.