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EdTech

Diving Into Project-Based Learning? Heed these 7 Warnings

You see, creativity is not immune to the challenges that bond forward thinkers and risk-takers to their authentic ideas and handiwork. Au contraire, my colleagues, the hazards of embarking on a journey with your students to demonstrate mastery of curricula and to showcase talent can be likened to skydiving from 13,000 ...

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Lindsay Portnoy

Learning

Another MDRC Study Confirms Wisdom of New Small High Schools

New MDRC study confirms what we knew a decade ago -- small high schools, “Have markedly increased graduation rates for disadvantaged students of color, many of whom start high school below grade level.”

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Smart List: 50 Great Blogs & Blasts

The 2nd Annual "Smart List" Awards continues with 50 thought leading blogs, blasts and EdTech sites you should be plugged in to.

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Cities That Work for Everyone

New tools and schools are making it possible for individuals, organizations and cities to boost learning outcomes. Smart Cities starts with a handful of people with innovation mindsets--a combination of persistence, entrepreneurship and a collaborative focus on impact.

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Leadership

STEM Ideas From GeekGirlCon ’14

Teacher Blogger Winifred Kehl reports back from Geek Girl Con '14, the annual celebration of women contributing to science and technology, with coding resources, scholarship information, and club opportunities.

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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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Leadership

Education is Everyone’s Business

At a time when it’s easy to be discouraged about the state of federal education policy, it’s great to see leadership, alignment, and momentum in states like West Virginia.

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Smart List: 40 People Shaping the Future of K-12 Education

Today we are recognizing 40 thought leaders and change makers shaping the future of U.S. K-12 education.

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