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A Hackathon For Students By Students, in Portland

During the event, mentors will help students brainstorm ideas, design their projects, pick technologies to use, provide guidance about collaborating in teams, and help track down bugs. Anyone in 9th through 12th grade can participate in this free event, regardless of prior coding experience. It is on Saturday, April 26...

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EdTech

A Yearbook Advisors Guide to Handling Privacy Dilemmas On Social Media

In just the past decade, those who battle for the right to privacy have taken on an entirely different fight and sites like Facebook, with their frequently changing and often confusing privacy policies, don’t exactly make it easy to keep up. But, like it or not, it’s an issue that has to be kept up on.

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Leading Online: Challenging and Changing Meeting Structures

We propose two ways to move away from face-to-face meetings: one is a rather idealistic rethinking of meetings and the other is a disruption of existing meeting patterns.

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Update on Summit- Denali and Beyond

The top performing Bay Area high school network, Summit Public Schools, opened Denali last fall--its first 6-12 school--with notable innovations in both school model and platform leading to higher levels of student engagement and agency.

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A Survey of Performance Assessment and Mastery Tracking Tools

Performance assessment, as detailed in a December post, is the application of knowledge, skills, and work habits through the performance of tasks that are meaningful and engaging to students." Performance assessments make new standards real, personalize learning and can serve as authentic gateways in competency-based s...

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MIND Research Institute

The nonprofit MIND Research Institute is dedicated to solving math education in America. Its uniquely visually-based ST Math instructional software program is helping children across the country dramatically improve their math proficiency and become life-long learners for today’s innovation-driven workplace.

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EdTech

Using ThingLink Beyond the Classroom Walls

ThingLink is an amazing tool for teaching and learning that ...

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Blended Learning Energizes Washington

We spent the day at the BlendEd Learning & Leadership Symposium in our home state of Washington (#PSESDBlendEd). Puget Sound Educational Service District (PSESD) collaborated with Pacific Lutheran University to host a one day blended learning symposium for district leadership teams, teachers, and other school leaders.

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