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EdTech

It’s Time: Connecting What Students Need & What Entrepreneurs Create

By: Stacey Childress. Pull mechanism refers to things like challenges, prizes, and advanced market commitments – ways of paying for innovations based on their actual performance. This in contrast to government agencies and philanthropists making upfront investments in design and development of solutions and then “p...

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Got Game? How Play Enhances Learning

By: Delicia Sepulveda. For the past two years, I've had a hand in creating games that today reach hundreds of thousands of students, helping them learn math in a fun and engaging way. I get to see students playing with puzzles that I designed, and I get to experience first-hand the impact of these games on student lear...

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Talent Is UNDERrated

By: Renee Hill. An intelligent, capable, results-driven pool of individuals who are willing to act interdependently and accountably, is essential for any school or school district to competently meet the needs of today’s students, parents, professionals, and communities. Talent is THAT important.

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Leadership

Collective Impact – Creating a Self-Sharpening Education System

By: George Tang. Over the last several years, collective impact has become common education vernacular and has generated as much buzz as Kimye. Ok, maybe not that much, but collective impact has become a household term for communities seeking to ensure children are effectively supported and seamlessly connected from ea...

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EdTech

6 Ways to Promote Data-Driven Instruction in K-12 Schools

By: Jason Lange. The push for data-driven instruction has been widespread since the implementation of the No Child Left Behind Act, which was signed into law in 2002. Yet the number of individual classrooms regularly practicing DDI remains startlingly low. It would be easy to blame teachers for the slow adoption rates,...

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Forming an Entrepreneurial Mindset in K-12 Students

By: Ryan S. Olson. Perhaps the most important question of our time is, Are we forming young people who will thrive in these times? Parents must address this. So must educators, who significantly form children. But educators fail students if they foster only technical skills and textbook knowledge

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Building Capacity–using…wait for it…HUMANS!

Tom spent a day with the Fulton Vanguard teachers last week and found the district initiative a great example of identifying and supporting teacher leaders. The Vanguard Team is a group of elite teachers, media and educational technology instructors, and district/ school leaders who have mastered the art of technology ...

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