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How To Raise A Wild Child: The Art And Science Of Falling In Love With Nature

By: Dr. Scott Sampson. In this blog for our Smart Parents series, Dr. Scott brings us top tips for getting students outside to explore nature. From the practical (has your student tried sit spotting?) to the technological (has your student gotten interested in nature photography?) there is something here for everyone. ...

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How Pittsburgh Created An Innovation Hub For Learning

By: Gregg Behr. Foundations in Pittsburgh asked, "Can we build a region-wide learning network that expands opportunities for kids to learn anytime, anywhere?" Millions have been invested over the past decade to nurture a new model built on the themes of “cluster development” and the structures that makes innovation...

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DLN Report Card Preview: Providing Options for Arizona Students

By: Erin Lockett. The Digital Learning Report Card examines each state’s progress in implementing policies that give students access to quality digital learning. Today we're highlighting progress and sharing success stories from Arizona.

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Startup Students: A Look At How Teachers Can Invest In GenDIY

By: Eric Nentrup. What GenDIY needs is more supportive teachers who see themselves as business mentors and “angel investors” who may not be able to invest dollars, but can network and carve out time or space for students to work on these authentic projects now instead of later.

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Learning Experience Design vs. User Experience: Moving From “User” to “Learner”

By: Margaret Weigel. Director of Curriculum and Learning Experience Design at Six Red Marbles gives a look into the important shift from "user" to "learner" when creating powerful learning experiences for higher-ed students.

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Power of Play: Applied Knowledge, Engaged Learning

By: Greg Young. Learning starts early, and for this father of two, Greg Young, an experienced educator, writes that he and his wife are considering various education options for their two sons based on the foundations of student-centered learning. Greg also highlights the importance of play and the role of technology i...

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

By: Mark Ellis. How to help students overcome tough standards around statistics, including why understanding variability is so important, and the key to supporting student success in statistics, which is to give them time to make sense of new concepts and relationships.

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