Good morning sports fans,

Welcome to an Ice-Bucket Free edition of The Harlow Report.  (For as warm and humid as it will be this weekend, a little cold water would be nice.)

EdTech Success: 5 strategies for classroom success (EdSurge) offered up by middle school teacher Kerry Gallagher of Massachusetts

Blended Learning: PA parochial school shows impressive gains (Independent Mission Schools) “students in the Phaedrus Blended Learning program at IMS’ The DePaul Catholic School in Germantown had impressive gains in reading and math during the 2013-2014 school year.”  For one thing, they learned how to spell “Phaedrus.” 

Tablets in the Classroom:  shaking things up Down Under:  How Tablets and Apps are Transforming Education  and Tablets Fall Out of Favor in NSW Classrooms Nutshell version is that tablets are working better for the wee maties whereas the grommet gang needs something a little hardier.  

21st century learning: grants help  two rural Ohio districts improved blended offerings (New Philadelphia Times Reporter)

Parent Engagement: 5 terms parents need to understand for their kids’ digital learning (Appolicious)

Career-Tech: Indiana looks at changing math requirements for career-tech (WN