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About Heather Schoenthal

Heather Schoenthal, Ed.D., is an Educator Success Manager at Curriculum Associates. She has spent her career in K–12 education, supporting students and teachers all over the country. Heather’s passion for developing curriculum and working with teachers began when she was a high school English language arts and English language development teacher in California. She has worked in Arizona, Massachusetts, and California as a curriculum specialist, instructional coach, and school and district administrator. She holds a master’s degree in education and a doctorate degree in educational psychology. 

Latest Posts

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How to Take Learning Offline during Remote Learning

If you and your students are feeling like you need more breaks from your computer screens, the best solution is to take learning offline. Here, we share engaging learning activities that are accessible to students who don’t have access to the Internet or devices.

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The Dos and Don’ts of Having Virtual Data Chats with Students and Families

Here, we share the dos and don’ts of having virtual data chats with students and families during remote learning. Many tips will be familiar to educators, including those about staying positive and preparing for each conversation.

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How to Troubleshoot Tech, Wi-Fi Access, and Devices during Distance Learning

We’re sharing ideas from educators about how they’re tackling technology issues during distance learning. Their solutions to problems like device and Wi-Fi access and helping families with new apps are practical and, most importantly, replicable.

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Distance-Learning Success: How Schools Use Zoom to Proctor Assessments

Schools that choose to assess students at home during the 2020–2021 school year will need to determine how they are going to proctor their diagnostics. Live proctoring with Zoom is a one possibility. With solid planning and great communication, Zoom proctoring can help educators collect important data about students’ learning needs.

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Six Hallmarks of a Strong Data-Driven Learning Culture

Florida’s Sarasota County is the gold standard when it comes to scaling a data-driven approach to learning across an entire district. A strong learning data culture requires clear communication, planning, and other best practices to succeed.

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Grants and Funding Hub

Curriculum Associates’ grants and funding team has assembled resources to help educators and administrators make sense of new federal funding sources, plan for summer school, and understand how our programs meet funding requirements.