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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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EdTech

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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Smart Cities Q&A with Jessie Woolley-Wilson

I recently sat down with DreamBox CEO Jessie Woolley-Wilson a former Blackboard executive, who also serves as director of the International Association for K-12 Online Learning. Here's our conversation.

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New Partnership to Strengthen Charter School Boards

The National Alliance for Public Charter Schools and Charter Board Partners (CBP) announced a partnership today to provide access to tools, resources, and supports for the governing boards of public charter schools.

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Literacy Design Collaborative

Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC) is a national community of educators providing a teacher-designed and research-proven framework, online tools, and resources for creating literacy-rich assignments and courses across content areas.

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Getting Smart on Social Media

SMART BUNDLE Getting Smart on Social Media guide provide tips and tricks of the trade for edupreneurs on the effective and easy use of social media.

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6th-Graders Have Their Say: Why Students Value Blogging

I introduced blogging to my sixth-graders because I believe it is the most authentic way to teach our students how to write, and I feel enormously gratified that my students themselves recognize how much they have learned through blogging. There is no doubt in my mind that this is one of the best tools we can use to h...

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