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Whistle While You Work

The reality for education today is to teach students towards their college and career goals. What have I learned along the way through my professional story? 1) Reflections are the proxy to a happily ever after. 2) Mentors are timely, caring, and a comforting irritant that may come in the form of a fairy godmother or 7...

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Smart Cities: Washington D.C.

A look inside the great things happening for learners in Washington D.C.

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3 Useful Google Docs Add-Ons

Google Docs Add-Ons are new tools created by 3rd party developers that add functionality to Google Docs. Here are a three of my favorite Add-Ons, which I believe are well-suited for teachers and students.

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TRECA: Supporting Schools, Developing Leaders

Most education conferences continue to use theater seating, microphones on draped tables, and panels that go bla, bla, bla--no evidence that anyone planning the session considered anything about adult learners. It’s refreshing to work with someone like TRECA team who works hard to create powerful learning experiences...

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OECD: Innovation Can Improve Learning, Equity, Efficiency and the Economy

“Innovation in the public sector in general, and in education in particular, could be a major driver for significant welfare gains,” says a new report from the OECD, Measuring Innovation in Education.

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Digital Learning Now!

Digital Learning Now! is a national campaign to advance policies that will create a high quality digital learning environment to better prepare students with the knowledge and skills to succeed in college and careers.

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Middle Grade Humanities: Going Beyond the English Class

The middle grades serve as important years for students to immerse themselves in reading and writing across content areas. Schools are increasingly finding ways to create opportunities for students to write and read in content areas that go beyond the English class.

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Blended Reading Success in the Intermediate Grades

Cypress-Fairbanks principal Becky Koop has had success with READ 180, a blended learning reading program.

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