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How Not to Get Fired Implementing Next Gen Learning

It can be very complicated implementing next gen models. In fact, the work is challenging enough that it's introducing new ways for principals and superintendents to get fired.

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EdTech 10: We Approve This Message…

This week's top EdTech news from our nation’s capitol at the 2014 National Summit on Education Reform and abroad.

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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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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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K12 Inc.

K12 Inc. is leading the transformation to individualized learning as the nation's foremost provider of technology-powered online solutions for students in pre-kindergarten through high school.

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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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