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New Book Outlines 7 Keys to Smart Cities

"Smart Cities That Work for Everyone" discusses how dramatically improving learning requires local leadership, productive partnerships, a commitment to talent development, aligned investment, and capacity to incubate new tools and schools.

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XPRIZE Launches $15 million Prize to Power Personal Learning

Global Learning XPRIZE challenge invites teams from around the world to develop open source and scalable software that enables young people to teach themselves basic reading, writing and arithmetic.

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6 Tips for Student Motivation

Daniel Pink (@DanielPink), author of Drive about the science behind motivation, is out with a new book called To Sell Is Human: The Surprising Truth of Moving Others. Here are 6 powerful tips gleaned from his recent webinar on motivation and persuasion.

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Leadership

6 Ways to Work Smarter, Not Harder

In a time of great competition, individuals and organizations set themselves apart by being super productive. They work hard but more importantly, they work smart.

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Learning

What’s the Uber for Education?

An Uber-like education would be student-centered: personalized, competency-based, with high student ownership, and would happen anywhere anytime.

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Learning

NCAA Tail Wagging the Dog of Learning

As learning opportunities for students are expanding, the NCAA is playing academic czar, deciding which courses count towards NCAA eligibility - and those that don’t.

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Master Teachers Share Blended Learning Tips on BetterLesson

BetterLesson selects 11 blended learning teachers who will focus on new modalities of practice with the goal of making effective blended practice accessible to every educator.

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