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READ 180

Learning

Seeing What is Possible Makes Possibilities Exciting

An interview of former Napa Valley Unified School District Administrator, Dr. Laura Ryan, on why her school district chose Scholastic's READ 180/System 44 to help their struggling readers achieve.

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Why We Should Know Our Bigger History

A very compelling reason to teach “big history” may be simply to cultivate these qualities in our children. If Big History Project accomplishes this (by teaching "big history" as its name suggests), then teaching it may change the outcome of life on our planet for future generations. Perhaps this is a big feat for ...

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Good Work: Impact at Scale

Fresh from summer holiday, Tom Vander Ark's Sunday blog about mission-focused work is back! This blog focuses on innovations in learning, impact at scale, while introducing the newest members on the Getting Smart team.

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Learning

65 Best Non-Fiction Books of All Time

In the spirit of the 10 best books challenge that is ricocheting around on social media, here are my top 65 non-fiction page turners.

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EdTech

A Gold Mine of #EdTech Resources: Part II

In continuation of Part I of "A Gold Mine of #EdTech Resources," I unearth more EdTech resources I have stored in my mental Rolodex. Or, at least, all that I still use and care to remember.

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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

EdTech 10: Bring (or Wear) Your Own Device #BYOD

This week's top 10 list includes digital developments, policy updates, advancements in technology and more. Read more and get up to speed with EdTech news.

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BLENDED: A Conversation With Michael Horn & Heather Staker

As "BLENDED: Using Disruptive Innovation to Improve Schools" hit shelves we sat down with authors Michael Horn and Heather Staker to discuss their new book and how disruptive innovation can improve schools.

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