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Playing to Win: How Game-based Social Skills Interventions Can Help Kids Make Friends and Succeed Academically

By: Melissa DeRosier, Ph.D. Social skills are often overlooked as a key part of the student success equation, but evidence suggests that positive social skills, such as emotion management, conflict resolution, empathy, and the ability to assess social situations and act appropriately, are just as important as the skill...

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Infographic: How Google Glass Might Be Used in Education

Although Glass has only just been made available to the general public and is still too pricey for the average consumer to seriously consider, early adopters have already begun documenting its uses and potential in educational settings. Here's an infographic that shows 30 ways Google Glass can be used to facilitate lea...

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10 Free Education Apps for iPad

While there are millions of free educational apps, all of them are not worthy enough for downloading. The good news is, we've done that research for you. Here's 10 great education apps for iPad!

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Local & State Policies That Boost Achievement & Innovation

Local and state policy makers should enact pro-growth, pro-achievement, pro-employability, and pro-innovation policies to help boost achievement and innovation.

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20 Can’t Miss Edu Conferences

A recap of 20 great education conference that are worth attending throughout the course of the year. From the big 12 digital learning to major regional conferences and a couple more for good measure. Check out this list and start planning your conference season!

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Read 180

READ 180, the most effective system for raising student achievement in grades 4-12+ is the most powerful tool to prepare students to meet the rigorous reading and writing expectations of the new standards. READ 180 will ensure all students have an explicit and accelerated path to college and career readiness.

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EdTech 10: No Brain Drain Here

Summer Brain Drain is a well-documented concept. However, our team has recently noticed that the dreaded “summer slump” that sends out-of-practice kids into classrooms each fall doesn’t seem to affect adults. In fact, we’ve got evidence that teachers and leaders will be showing up with new tools to drive new pr...

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Great Boards for Great Schools

By Brian Jones & Tom Vander Ark. Good schools change communities by lifting expectations, reinforcing positive values, preparing thoughtful citizens, and building property values. That's why we feel so strongly about expanding access to quality schools.

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