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Moving Toward Learner-Centered Models in HigherEd

By: Eric Frank. Moving from instructor-centered teaching to student-centered learning can be supported by next-generation courseware or technology-enabled learning environments that dynamically adapt to the needs of each individual learner.

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Increasing the talent pool, collaboratively working together to refine best practices, supporting teachers in the classroom and improving retention will make a significant difference in the quality of all teacher preparation programs, and as a result the achievement of our students.

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Invest In Your Own Journey: UnCollege’s Gap Year Program

By: Dale Stephens. There is no better learning than the learning done on the job. Both feet in, hands dirty, thoughts focused on the task before you. We admire the value in self-directed discovery and we truly believe experiential learning is one of the most rewarding modes of education out there. And the best part is,...

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Want Student Engagement? Stage It and Set the Hook

When I was a young adolescent, bass fishing excursions with my father were either the longest and most boring six hours of pointless casting or a crank-tastic time tied together by a lure, line, and learned lessons.

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Ye-Don Burgess, center, an educator with the Charlotte Mecklenburg school system, listens to a presentation during "Day of Discovery" at Mallard Creek High School in Charlotte, N.C. The teachers spent a Saturday at the event, which was held on Saturday, April 26, at Mallard Creek High School in Charlotte, N.C. and hosted by the Disovery Educator Network.

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10 Must-Know Professional Development Insights from Discovery Education

In our work across the country, we've recognized a strong need from teachers and leaders for information to inform how they can implement personalized, digital learning. Professional development is a key factor in boosting the likelihood of implementation success. We talked to two leaders on the front lines of Professi...

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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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How Houston Schools Are Making it a Great Global City

Houston is rapidly becoming a great global city. Houston schools are a big part of the success story. So when next month when Superintendent Terry Grier steps down, he should deserve a lot of credit for his contribution to Space City.

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#TCEA | UnConferencing Professional Learning Conferences

Increasingly education conference attendees are getting a say in the time, place, path and pace of their learning. As these educators change the way they receive information, conferences must become more dynamic in the way they deliver learning opportunities.

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