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Olympic Dreaming: 5 Ways to Connect Kids Globally

Talking with students about global connectedness while the Olympics are still relevant is a great way to begin the school year and a perfect time to participate in “The Great Global Project Challenge.”

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Beginnings Matter: Start The School Year Off Right

As you begin a new school year, what is the message you really want to send? Let these first lessons and encounters be the beginning of the change you want to see in the classroom and in your profession.

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4 Projects for Building Global Connections

We can begin a practice of global education first by leaning in, then making friends, sharing passions, and collaborating to take action about what matters.

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Are You Ready to Be a Change-Agent for Agency?

It’s time that we let go and gave back our students’ agency to learn. It’s time that we gave up the controls, so that our students can learn how to drive their own learning lives, time that we took control of our own learning to help our kids.

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9 Ways to Get Your Grammar Game On: A Playlist

At the end of nearly every school year, a few parents will ask me for recommendations for websites or apps to help their children review grammar over the summer. So with the help of my colleague, Sarah Cauthen, I created a grammar review playlist with my students in mind.

one year ago by

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NTN envisions a nation where every public school has the capacity to realize the full potential of each student. We are a national non-profit school development organization that partners with districts & charter schools to implement an innovative school model so that all students graduate college and career ready.

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Blogging Now, Communicating for the Future

Susan, Getting Smart Teacher Blogger shares where we're going, the skills that matter now, and what the future holds for blogging and communication.

one year ago by

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5 Practices for Tomorrow Every Teacher Should Adopt Today

Educators must take a hard look at the future bearing down upon us and begin educating our students to become the innovators and creative thinkers the world will require them to be.

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