Getting Smart Staff (1522)

Leadership

9 Digital Learning Resources: Hitting Refresh on the #SmartSeries

This summer we worked with Digital Learning Now to hit refresh on a series of papers that provide specific guidance regarding the adoption of higher standards and quality assessments focusing on the shift to personalized digital learning.

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EdTech 10: If You Build It, They Will Come

In this week’s EdTech top storylines, new structures, frameworks, and resources were released and launched that will support in building new visions for learning.

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EdTech 10: Making Moves

With 4.0 Schools and DiscoveryEd leading in expanding learning opportunities for educators, growing leadership teams like iNACOL’s the Broad Foundation’s, and record setting EdTech investments, this week’s EdTech news was all about organizations, startups, and thought leaders making moves.

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Learning

How Millennials View Making a Difference

The 2015 Millennial Impact Report studied why and how the 30 million young adults born in the last twenty years of the last century give and volunteer and the extent to which that is influenced by their employer.

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Utah Boosts Kindergarten Readiness with Literacy Games At Home

To address a growing Kindergarten readiness issue, the Utah legislature created UPSTART, a five year pilot program to test the potential of literacy software used at home. Preschool-age children in the program receive an individualized reading, math, and science curriculum with an emphasis on reading.

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The Learning Accelerator

The Learning Accelerator is a non-profit whose mission is to accelerate the implementation of high-quality blended learning in school districts across America.

Learning

EdTech 10: On The Come Up

With news like free programs for teachers to learn to how to code and build school websites, and the announcements of new fellows, a thought leading blog series, and investments, this week’s EdTech news was all about the come up. That’s to say this week was focused on successes and new opportunities to seize and su...

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100+ Education Twitter Accounts to Follow

We love Twitter. Whether you are new to the Twitter-sphere or you are looking to build an EdTech savvy feed, here is a breakdown of Team Getting Smart’s Twitter accounts + over 100 more we are currently enjoying in our feeds.

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