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EdTech

Robots Storm ISTE: 6 Implications

The new thing at ISTE this year was a much expanded display of robots and maker tech. More than 18,000 educators visited with more than 500 EdTech vendors in Philadelphia this week at #ISTE2015.

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Success Takes Agency, Identity, and Competency

Young adult success requires agency, an integrated identity, and competencies. Drawing on research from many fields, theory and practice to identify building blocks for life success, The University of Chicago Consortium on Chicago School Research developed a framework for youth development.

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Summit Public Schools Continue to Innovate and Expand Impact

New schools, summer school, and a national partnership program are keeping Summit Public Schools humming in June and July. And, why in five years there will be 100 Summit managed and Summit partner schools in every corner of the country.

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Every Student Should Have A Digital Portfolio

Well-designed learner portfolios provide students an opportunity to chart their growth and tell their story. Here's eight tools that schools are using to promote deeper learning by encouraging students to build a collection of personal bests.

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Students Deserve Take Home Tech

Despite schools with classrooms full of technology, many students don't have computers or connectivity at home. We've known the answer to this question for nearly 20 years, it's take home technology.

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PresenceLearning

PresenceLearning is the leading provider of online speech therapy and other special education-related services. PresenceLearning’s nationwide network of hundreds of highly qualified clinicians includes speech language pathologists (SLPs), occupational therapists (OTs) and other related services professionals.

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Design as Learning

After working with hundreds of impact organizations we've learned three important lessons: design as learning, process as advocacy, and innovation as value creation.

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Your Kid Just Said He’s Not Going to College, Now What?

Your kid says he’s not going to college, what do you do? Start by asking Jr. how he thinks he’s going to make a living and if he’s got longer term aspirations. Listen before advising. If and when it makes sense, run these seven HigherEd options by Jr.

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