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How I Worked to Discover My Passion and Start My Business

By: Daniel Kao. If you look for passion as if it were some external entity, you’ll never find it. Passion isn’t found and followed, it’s created, nurtured, and grown.

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Is it too soon to flip your classroom?

By: Nick Friedman. Number of U.S. teachers who flipped at least one lesson in their classroom rose from 48 percent in 2012 to 78 percent in 2014. So does that mean that 2015 will be the Year of the Flipped Classroom? Not so fast.

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I Received This Email from My Son’s Principal

By: Jason Stirman. How an email from my son's principal sparked thinking, a response, and confirmed my belief that "letting my kids stay young as long as they can" is not a parenting goal of mine.

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Stopping the Bus: The Power of Not Moving On

By: Andrew Malone. "Stopping the bus" is one of the most powerful ways to let your constituencies know what you really do and do not value, what you really will and will not tolerate.

5 days ago by



How Superintendents Can Implement Broadband Upgrade Projects

By: Evan Marwell. 'Network Essentials for Superintendents' is a new and FREE guide for EdLeaders on how to kick-off and lead successful broadband and network upgrades.

6 days ago by


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The 16 year old coder: Why My Daughter No Longer Attends Public High School

By: Joe Eames. Why my daughter left school before graduation, quit her job, and started on the path to becoming a programmer.

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Using Technology-Enhanced Items Effectively to Close Student Achievement Gaps

By: Aditya Agarkar. Why we expect assessments to become more varied, less mundane, and more interesting overall. The result: reduced achievement gaps and better learning outcomes.

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