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Why Schools Should Shift Away From Curricula to a Teacher-Centric Approach

By: Jason Lange. Without engaging with their craft, teachers become frustrated, which further exacerbates the issue by driving good teachers out of schools, making it harder for good schools to remain that way for long.

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Celebrate Your Local Charters!

Imagine the surprise when I watched my first sunset last fall from downtown Seattle and not a single charter school was lit up by the alpenglow. In a city driven by technology, large successful corporate companies, and 21st century triple bottom line readiness, why did it feel as though the ingenuity had yet to hit the...

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7 Tips for Edtech Enterprise Sales

By: Eileen Rudden. It’s challenging for startups to compete with larger education companies that have hundreds of salespeople, especially in an industry where relationships can make or break a sale.

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Leadership

New Tools + New Schools = Big Opportunity

For 20 years, education has been driven by standards-based reform. ...

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A Hackathon For Students By Students, in Portland

During the event, mentors will help students brainstorm ideas, design their projects, pick technologies to use, provide guidance about collaborating in teams, and help track down bugs. Anyone in 9th through 12th grade can participate in this free event, regardless of prior coding experience. It is on Saturday, April 26...

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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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EdTech

A Yearbook Advisors Guide to Handling Privacy Dilemmas On Social Media

In just the past decade, those who battle for the right to privacy have taken on an entirely different fight and sites like Facebook, with their frequently changing and often confusing privacy policies, don’t exactly make it easy to keep up. But, like it or not, it’s an issue that has to be kept up on.

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Leading Online: Challenging and Changing Meeting Structures

We propose two ways to move away from face-to-face meetings: one is a rather idealistic rethinking of meetings and the other is a disruption of existing meeting patterns.

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