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5 Social Media Must Knows for Every Teacher

By: Cari Bennette. Instead of perceiving social media as a distraction or a hindrance to learning, we must embrace opportunities for social media to expand capacity and facilitate instruction.

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Coding in the Classroom: Here to Stay

By: Eric Nentrup. Embracing coding may seem like a daunting task. But that’s changing thanks to organizations such as Code.org and their annual event Hour of Code.

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10 Smartest Cities: Leading on Innovation

We ranked cities on a dozen dimensions including the level of innovation in school districts and charter schools. Here are our top 10.

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How Smart Cities Develop Teachers & Leaders

How smart cities and a regional approach to talent development can share the load and create an ecosystem that continues to improve. And, how a blended and job-embedded approach to talent development creates the opportunity for personalized learning and ensures highly relevant support for real challenges.

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It’s time to Reimagine Writing Instruction

Educators are excited about the shift to CCSS with the new emphasis on college and career-readiness, but there’s another reason to be excited as well - writing and writing instruction.

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Next Generation Learning Challenges (NGLC)

Next Generation Learning Challenges (NGLC) accelerates educational innovation through applied technology to dramatically improve college readiness and completion in the United States.

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Beyond Information: Engaging Parents (and Students) in Choosing Great Schools

The Thomas B. Fordham Institute recently partnered with GreatSchools in asking -- "What is the future of parent Information?" with the premise that it’s not enough to just inform parents, but that we have a responsibility to engage parents and students.

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Smart List: 30 Organizations Boosting College Access & Success

The 2nd Annual Smart Lists continues with 30 organizations boosting college access by building college awareness, preparation and completion.

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