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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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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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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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Preparing Principals: Best Practices and Next Steps

In the third of three posts on principal preparation and development Tom shares Best practices, next steps and recommendations to preparing principals to boost the achievement of American students.

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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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Legos and Math: A Connection Worth Building On

Legos and math, the two seem to be an obvious connection — one that many of us have stumbled across during one pinterest search or another. Truth is, Legos can be more than the simple manipulative tool that we find on pins and blogs across the internet. They are definitely powerful as a manipulative, but their capabi...

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Smart List: 45 Advocacy Orgs Making a Difference

Today we are recognizing 45 policy and advocacy organizations. These groups put students first, set the path, and lead the conversation.

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