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Finding & Creating the Right Visuals

By |October 3rd, 2019|

Visuals are essential to any social media interaction. A snappy graphic, photo, or drawing pauses the reader and encourages engagement. Visuals help control a narrative.

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Yourls. An Abre Review

By |September 18th, 2019|

URL shorteners provide many advantages to schools and districts. In this Abre Tool Review, we take a look at the open-source software called "Yourls".

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Spreadsheet Hell. An Antidote.

By |September 5th, 2019|

At this moment, in every single school and district in America, someone is plumbing the depths of spreadsheet hell. K-12 is about piecing together data to not only understanding the workings of a school but also to continuously report back to state department of education.

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The Machines Are Good at This

By |August 27th, 2019|

Terms like “personalized learning” and “AI-driven instruction” and “adaptive learning” become buzzy. We view algorithms in awe and wistfully predict their power in shaping human cognition. I think it’s prudent to ask what is edtech really good at doing? Consistently, and over a long time?

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Welcome Back: The 2019 Shoutout

By |August 23rd, 2019|

Welcome back educators, parents, students, and community partners. Thank you for your commitment to learning and helping the learner. We hope this year is excellent in many ways.

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Creating an “IEP at a Glance” with Abre

By |November 28th, 2018|

While Abre features a Plans App that allows districts to create customizable education plans for students, we sometimes find schools that would rather continue to use their current education plans software.

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Let Parents Pick

By |September 20th, 2018|

At Abre, we decided to let the parents pick how they want to login to see where school happens.