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XPRIZE launches $15 million Prize to Power Personal Learning

Global Learning XPRIZE challenge invites teams from around the world to develop open source and scalable software that enables young people to teach themselves basic reading, writing and arithmetic.

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6 Tips for Student Motivation

Daniel Pink (@DanielPink), author of Drive about the science behind motivation, is out with a new book called To Sell Is Human: The Surprising Truth of Moving Others. Here are 6 powerful tips gleaned from his recent webinar on motivation and persuasion.

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Leadership

6 Ways to Work Smarter, Not Harder

In a time of great competition, individuals and organizations set themselves apart by being super productive. They work hard but more importantly, they work smart.

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Learning

What’s the Uber for Education?

An Uber-like education would be student-centered: personalized, competency-based, with high student ownership, and would happen anywhere anytime.

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NCAA Tail Wagging the Dog of Learning

As learning opportunities for students are expanding, the NCAA is playing academic czar, deciding which courses count towards NCAA eligibility - and those that don’t.

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Canvas by Instructure

Canvas by Instructure is the LMS that gets used. Canvas connects teachers, tools, ideas, and students, and then stays out of the way. With all the built-in features you need and the integrations you want, Canvas makes teaching and learning easier, enabling you to take education to a higher level.

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Learning

Master Teachers Share Blended Learning Tips on BetterLesson

BetterLesson selects 11 blended learning teachers who will focus on new modalities of practice with the goal of making effective blended practice accessible to every educator.

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Leadership

It’s Time to Reimagine School Information

Introducing a national design competition to rethink and redesign the way in which key data is presented on school report cards so that they can drive decisions, spark discussions and support the efforts of state departments of education.

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