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Six Personalized Learning MVP Moments From Fulton County Schools

By: Stephanee Stephens. Fulton County Schools is leading the shift to personalized learning. Six best practices that's working for large Georgia district: Summer PD, implementation of the right tools, innovative learning environments, recruiting, reflection and analysis, and strategic planning.

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Spotlight on Math: Strategies for Addressing the Most Challenging Math Standards – Modeling

By: Mark Ellis. In math, a model is a representation of a real-world object or situation and according to data collected from 750,000+ students using i-Ready® Diagnostic & Instruction, modeling is one of the most challenging math domains. Here are classroom activities and steps to teaching modeling for educators.

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What Relationships Drive Learning? Try Fathers

By: Patrick Riccards. As part of our Smart Parents series, Patrick Riccards, author of the memoir Dadprovement, writes about the roles that fathers can play in learning and parental engagement more generally. He makes a strong case for active parenting, and writes that seeing fathers in the classroom (and learning alon...

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The Future of Personalized Learning is Now

By: Jean Fleming. Measures of Academic Progress Assessment, or MAP test, is a system that gathers inputs from different kinds of assessment, including formative, in-the-moment assessments, and longer interim assessment.

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5 Steps to Effective and Transformative Professional Development

By: Alvin Crawford. Excellent and transformative professional development is in our reach, argues Alvin Crawford. By following these steps, we can move towards professional development that is blended, personalized, and transformative. These are changes, Alvin argues, that are needed in the field given that up to 90% o...

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How to Turn Screen Time into Family Time

By: Michelle Miller. Michelle brings her expertise from working in early childhood and technology at Joan Ganz Cooney Center to this article about ways parents can decide what to download and how to use technology as a learning tool. She includes questions parents can ask themselves about screen time including what tec...

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Management And Learning: Rethinking The Role Of School Leadership

By: Lee Fleming. This "Preparing Leaders for Deeper Learning" blog describes the current lack of instructional leadership among principals and calls for transformational change to shift how we prepare leaders for schools.

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