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Digital Learning Now Shows State Progress

The third annual Digital Learning Report Cards and summary were released today to evaluate state progress in advancing the 10 Elements of High Quality Digital Learning.

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Calling All Students! Announcing the #SmartStudent Blog Contest

Here at Getting Smart we believe in the power of blogging in order to promote and strengthen innovations in learning for all students. This year, we would like to open our platform even more and add a strong student voice to our community. That’s why we decided to launch our First Annual Smart Student Blog Contest.

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Video: Deeper Learning For Every Student Every Day

Today, to accompany the paper we share with you the video created to showcase the six Deeper Learning competencies needed to provoke Deeper Learning, regardless of the school model or location. With real college and career ready standards and shifting to online assessment, we really have an opportunity to help student...

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New Paper: Deeper Learning For Every Student Every Day

Last month we launched a preview of our new white paper, “Deeper Learning For Every Student Every Day,” and today we’ve launched the full paper including all 20 of our Deeper Learning school profiles.

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Pahara and Aspen Institutes Announce Spring 2014 Cohorts

Last week, the Pahara Institute in association with the Aspen Institute announced their selection of 24, Spring 2014 cohorts for their highly selective Pahara-Aspen Education Fellows Program.

3 months ago by


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Agilix develops innovative learning solutions that enable students and educators to take control of the learning experience. Agilix products include xLi, an eXtensible Learning Infrastructure for Partners and Buzz, a Personalized Learning System for mastery-based learning.



Building School Culture: JiJi Thrives at Palomino

From the outside looking in, Palomino Intermediate School is a very unassuming building located in central Phoenix. Truth is, there are amazing things happening inside the walls of Palomino, and we were lucky enough to experience them first hand last month.

4 months ago by



10 Tips for Starting Your Blog

Here’s 10 tips from your blog experts at Getting Smart to help you get started.

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