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It's an Istation Thanksgiving!

At Istation it’s important to us to take the time to appreciate all that we have, all that we share, and all that we can give. This year we have a great deal for which to be thankful!

Thank a Teacher

At Istation many of us have backgrounds in teaching and education. In fact, together we have over 1,023 years of teaching experience! We care about education and educators deeply, and this holiday, several Istation team members took a moment to reflect and thank a teacher who inspired them.

Istation Reading Leads to Growth for Florida Elementary Students!

Last year, Istation provided Istation Reading and Istation Home to schools throughout the state of Florida. This was an exciting venture for Istation; we were eager to help so many students grow and learn.

"Getting Started!" Contest Winner: Beth Ballard

Beth Ballard is the WINNER of our “Getting Started” Classroom Contest! From September 1st to October 31st, we asked teachers to share how they help students get started with Istation. Ms. Ballard is doing a fantastic job getting her students excited about Istation and technology use! 

"Getting Started!" Contest: Honorable Mention - Kerri Gardner

From September 1st to October 31st, as part of our "Getting Started" Classroom Contest, we asked teachers to share  how they help students get started with and excited about Istation. Now, the results are in! We are excited to announce Kerri Gardner as the Honorable Mention winner!              

Meet the Characters from Istation's Advanced Reading Program: Justin Time, Paige Turner and More!

Would you or your students like to learn more about the characters in Istation's Advanced Reading Program. Our animation and curriculum teams have worked together to create bios of some of our favorite Istation reading characters:  Amelia Chameleon, Calvin Cool, Justin Time, Mr. Marco, and Paige Turner. Check out the bios below and download the .pdf at the bottom of this blog for use in your classroom.

Istation Success Story: Tara Hall Home For Boys School


Istation Reading en Español in a Dual Language Classroom

What is dual language and what does a dual language classroom look like? Our experts offer insight and explain how Istation Reading en Español is a perfect fit for this instructional model.

Data is More Than Just a Hammer! How to Use Data Effectively to Guide Instruction

Data can be so misunderstood. There's even disagreement over the word itself. Singular? Plural? Both? 

It’s unfortunate that data often has a negative connotation on school campuses says Mona Savage, English Language Arts Elementary Coordinator for the McKinney Independent School District in McKinney, Texas.  

 “The biggest misconception about data is that it is the hammer. It’s not the hammer,” she says. “It’s not supposed to point out inefficiencies, weaknesses, and a lack of knowledge. It does just the opposite. It finds areas to grow, areas to improve.” Instead of looking at data as a hammer that crushes things, what if you could position data as a tool that helps build things?

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