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McGraw-Hill Education Summer 2017 Newsletter

Four easy ways for education professionals to make the most out of summer.

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Four easy ways for education professionals to make the most out of summer.

As summer hits its peak and starts to edge toward fall, we've pulled together some of our best resources, information, and insights on education from early childhood through college to help you prepare for a successful year. Here are some ideas to help you balance summer fun with inspiration and opportunities for professional growth.

Read a good book.

Our CEO David Levin put together a list of five thought-provoking books for educational professionals. Get the full list on LinkedIn: A Summer Reading List for Education Professionals >

Give your teaching skills a tune-up.

Throughout the summer our School team's blog has guest posts with tips & insights from K-12 teachers, administrators, and industry professionals. Get inspired and stay up-to-date on the latest trends and best practices in primary and secondary education today:  Art of Teaching blog series on Medium >

Think-big about the future of technology in education.

In K-12:
Gifted & Talented uses an artificial intelligence learning system based on 20+ years of research at Stanford University. See how this innovative approach to digital learning is changing one student's outlook on mathematics: Online Tutoring Site Using Artificial Intelligence to Fight ‘Summer Slide’ | The Denver Channel >

In Higher Education:
Our Chief Digital Officer, Stephen Laster, explains how the fundamental promise of technology has been broken, and how the Next Generation Digital Learning Environment (NGDLE) framework of standards proposed by the EDUCAUSE Learning Initative (ELI) can help fix it. Tearing Down Walls to Deliver on the Promise of Edtech | EDUCAUSE Review >

Get insights on today's students.

Take our latest interactive quiz to see how much you know about the career preparedness, goals, and plans of today's typical college students. Questions are based on the results of our 2017 Future Workforce Survey.