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A Glimpse into SXSWedu 2015
In March, HMH thought leaders headed to Austin, Texas for SXSWedu .The annual four-day conference brings education stakeholders together to connect, collaborate, create and change how we teach and learn.
HMHCo
May 18, 2015
HMH Celebrates Educators
In honor of last week’s Teacher Appreciation Week, we took some time here at HMH to reflect on educators who truly made a difference in our lives.
HMHCo
May 12, 2015
Scaling EdTech for Impact Lessons Learned from Successful Innovators
At its inception, the internet was created primarily to allow scholars and scientists to exchange data, theories and resources, and to provide a forum for intellectual curiosity. Today, this access to limitless information is available to anyone with an internet connection.
Susan Magsamen
Former Senior Vice President of Early Learning
April 23, 2015
Galvanizing the Early Learning Community to Ensure Every Child Shines
The early learning field has reached a galvanizing moment. A confluence of research, practice, policy, content development, informal learning and advocacy work has cultivated fertile ground for the community’s shared commitment and growth by providing the tools we need to ensure that all young learners have access to essential education experiences.
Susan Magsamen
Former Senior Vice President of Early Learning
April 06, 2015
Why Free Is Not the Future of Digital Content in Education
AS CHIEF CONTENT Officer of a learning company, people frequently ask me: “Won’t all of your content eventually be free? After all, when technology enters the market, free is right behind it.”
Mary Cullinane
Former Chief Content Officer and Executive Vice President of Product Planning, Development and Marketing
March 26, 2015
Five Steps for Developing Successful PD in a Digital Classroom
Few would argue that improving student learning is one of the most important challenges facing us today. The educational landscape is changing as technology promises to revolutionize the way we learn in the same way it has transformed the way we communicate and do business.
Chris Goodson
SVP, HMH Education Services
March 19, 2015
Key Takeaways from SXSWedu
HMH leaders were on the ground at SXSWedu 2015 in Austin this past week, generating social media buzz and connecting with attendees from all corners of the education space.
HMHCo
March 13, 2015
Early Learning and Technology Part Five: Social Interaction and Collaborative Learning
We know that relationships are essential to healthy child development. We can observe organic collaborative behaviors even in very young children, who often explore their worlds and gather information while they play independently, but then eventually come together to learn and share experiences with others.
Susan Magsamen
Former Senior Vice President of Early Learning
March 13, 2015
Same Conference, Different Bagel:Can We Change?
You’d be hard-pressed to hop on board the education conference junket without coming across a panel or keynote about the need for transformation within our classrooms. And it’s not just the concept of change that we are obsessed with – it’s the solution as well.
Mary Cullinane
Former Chief Content Officer and Executive Vice President of Product Planning, Development and Marketing
March 06, 2015
National Grammar Day: Four Simple Grammar Tips for Kids
In today’s digital age of texting, autocorrect, spell-checking and tweeting, grammar seems to take a backseat. And while digital linguistic conveniences (think LOL, BRB and BFF) are just that – convenient! – grammar is important because it helps us understand how language works.
Sara Buren
Shaped Contributor
February 27, 2015
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