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Pre-#EIE14 Experience: Blended D.C. Policy Hackathon

Team Getting Smart joins fellow EdLeaders in Washington for a hackathon on policy levers and potential barriers that may enable or inhibit next gen models in states.

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Leadership

10 Ways States Can Use Prizes & Pull Mechanisms to Innovate

At the National Summit on Education Reform Tom outlined 10 ways states could use prizes and pull mechanisms to boost learning.

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Smart List: 10 Music & Art Resources

Calling all music and arts educators! Today for our 2nd Annual Smart Lists we’re recognizing music and art apps and resources.

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EdTech

New Open Content Partnership Will Save Schools Money, Boost Personalization

K-12 OER Collaborative, led by a group of eleven states and a group of nonprofit partners organized by The Learning Accelerator (TLA), announced their intent to sponsor development of comprehensive, high-quality, standards-aligned with K-12 mathematics and English language arts content.

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Learning

Standards Spotlight: Mastering Reading Standard 5

By: D. Ray Reutzel. From word choices and literary elements, foreshadowing and similes, to global text organization structures, Common Core State Standards (CCSS) Anchor Standard 5 is all about analyzing texts for structural components.

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TRECA Educational Solutions

TRECA supports Ohio school districts by providing strong leadership, visionary planning, expert technological services, and informational resources.

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Smart List: 26 Teacher & Leader Developers, 10 School Improvement Capacities

11 human capital builders, 13 leadership developers and 10 school improvement providers making a real impact in communities, schools and student lives.

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EdTech

A Good Class Discussion Is Just a Phone Call Away

Smartphones and Seismographs: Two Ingredients for a class discussion with 100% student engagement.

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