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The Product Blog

The Product Blog

Instructure's official blog for product updates, calls for feedback, and communications from our product teams

NancyHadley
Instructure
Instructure

Have you ever wondered why some states have more than one publication? What standards is my state in the process of revising? Does my state have Financial Literacy standards? Or maybe you want to know how standards are related to other standards. Read my blog to learn how to find answers to most of your questions about standards.

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HollyGrise
Instructure
Instructure

“I am the Ghost of Christmas Past.”

“Long Past?” inquired Scrooge . . .

“No. Your past.”

                                     - “A Christmas Carol” by Charles Dickens

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MarciLadd
Instructure
Instructure

The Greek philosopher Heraclitus is credited with the idea that the only constant in life is change. Only fragments of his writings remain, one in which he says:

Everything changes and nothing remains still; and you cannot step twice into the same stream.

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ChadKinart
Instructure
Instructure

I love to DREAM!  Not the sleepy day-dreaming kind.  Data Rules Everything Around Me.  I love data and enjoy making sure a ‘story’ and its data match.  Lately, I have been talking with numerous people regarding standards making the statement; ‘Standards don’t change much’.  I decided to do a little research to see if that ‘story’ matches the data. 

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MarciLadd
Instructure
Instructure

In linguistics, borrowing is the process by which a word from one language is adapted for use in another. The word that is borrowed is called a borrowing, a borrowed word, or a loanword. A familiar example of this in education is Kindergarten, which was borrowed from German Kindergarten, which literally means "children's garden". But where does the term "crosswalk" come from?

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MarciLadd
Instructure
Instructure

Have you ever wondered how your state’s standards get from a pdf (or doc or html) on a state Department of Education website into Canvas or MasteryConnect? No? Right, probably not. And that’s how we like it.  

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