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Lucia Giacomantonio

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September 15, 2015   |   By Lucia Giacomantonio

Webinar: A Successful Data-Driven Framework to Empower Instructional Growth

Professional development can improve teaching effectiveness, empower growth, and keep teachers satisfied. And research shows that high quality PD has a positive impact on student success. In fact, teachers account for 30 percent of the variance in student achievement, so there’s no doubt that their role is crucial. 

Join former chief academic officer for Partnerships to Uplift Communities Schools and now the current chief implementation officer at BloomBoard, Kelly Montes De Oca, for a webinar that discusses how you can drive more effective professional learning across your school or district by using a framework for instructional improvement focused on data and mastery rather than seat time and credit hours. 

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August 13, 2015   |   By Lucia Giacomantonio

SXSW 2016 PanelPicker Now Open - Cast Your Votes!

It’s that time of year again! The SXSWedu 2016 PanelPicker is now open, which means you can cast your votes for the sessions you'd like to see at next year's event. We have a couple great sessions in the running and we'd love your vote. Check out the descriptions below and give us a "thumbs up" if you'd like to see us in Austin next March. The PanelPicker is open for voting until September 4th.

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August 10, 2015   |   By Lucia Giacomantonio

Bloomboard Named Tech 50 Awards Finalist

BloomBoard is excited to share that the Pittsburgh Technology Council has named us a Tech 50 Awards Finalist in the Start-Up of the Year category!

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July 21, 2015   |   By Lucia Giacomantonio

Back to School Webinar Series: Fostering a Culture of Growth

GrowthMindsetAs the new school year begins, we're excited to introduce a new webinar series focused on fostering a culture of growth within your school or district. Over the next several weeks, we're offering four webinars designed for school and district administrators that want to understand how to better lead and support their staff in the coming school year. View our schedule of events below and reserve your spot -- space is limited!

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July 20, 2015   |   By Lucia Giacomantonio

3 Keys of Planning a Teacher-Centered Professional Development Strategy

Just like their students, teachers are constantly striving to improve their skills so they can, in turn, improve their students’ learning. Supportive, teacher-centered professional development (PD) is a powerful way for teachers to continuously learn and grow along with their students.

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