Posts in Synth
Product News, Synth | September 15, 2020

Giving Students Voice in the Hybrid Classroom

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No matter how much you may have tried to think of everything ahead of time, it’s probably become obvious that there are needs in the hybrid classroom that you just could not have planned effectively until you were actually, you know, teaching. One of the biggest struggles we hear about is finding interesting ways to promote st...

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Synth, User Stories | April 17, 2020

Strategies for Fall 2020 Readiness after Covid-19

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As of the time of this writing, Covid-19 has closed many school systems down for the remainder of the 2019-20 school year and state and local leaders are deciding how best to prepare for an increasingly uncertain return to the classroom in Fall 2020. In a sense, this recent shift in thinking, leadership, and innovation sparke...

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General, Synth | April 9, 2020

We Need Professional Development Now More Than Ever

Professional development for teachers needs to be at the forefront of administration’s minds once the dust settles from Covid-19. Developing and coaching teachers on ways to create material in remote learning needed to start yesterday. Traditional methodologies of teaching in a typical classroom are not going to be needed, ...

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General, Synth | March 31, 2020

Building Community Within Remote Learning

Last week my children completed their first full week of remote learning. My son received this message from one of his teachers, Robert Lawrence of Hillview Middle School, “I know I run a tight ship and have very high expectations of my students, but you have exceeded the high bar that I set for us. My pride is insurmountab...

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