WISELearn is online

The beginnings of WISELearn, the DPI’s emerging education portal for Wisconsin educators, are now available online. WISELearn’s goal is to give Wisconsin educators a place to find, submit, approve, and rate lesson ideas and other online resources, then share and discuss ways to use them with their professional learning communities around the state.

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Two schools, one district nominated as Green Ribbon Schools

State Superintendent Tony Evers nominated two public schools and one public school district to be recognized by the U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools program. The schools nominated for the award are Glen Hills Middle School, Glendale-River Hills School District, and West Middleton Elementary School, Middleton-Cross Plains Area School District. In addition, Granton Area School District was nominated for a District Sustainability Award.

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How to ensure that WEAC posts show up in your Facebook news feed

Facebook is implementing a new function that allows you to identify people and pages whose posts you want to see in your news feed. In the past, there was no guarantee that you would see WEAC posts in your news feed even though you “like” the WEAC Facebook page. Facebook was making those determinations for you based on your past online activities, using algorithms. Now, however, you will be able to tell Facebook that you want WEAC posts to show up in your news feed.

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