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The #ISTE2014 Conference Survival Guide

Especially for first-time ISTE attendees, the result can be a lack of clarity and an inability to apply the amazing ideas, technology tools, and “Aha!” moments that were so apparent and simple in real time. The ISTE Conference Survival Guide is here. However, there is no need to fear. The ISTE Conference Surviva...

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An Educator’s Lean Startup Mindset

For the first fifteen years of my career, I had a stubborn “kids' lives are at stake” mindset that championed certainty and perfection. I’ve since realized that what kids' lives really depend on is me having a growth mindset that champions curiosity over certainty and iteration over perfection.

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San Francisco: Powering the Global Learning Revolution

The Bay Area is the world’s leading innovation hub--and that includes learning. Ten years ago it was all about Silicon Valley, but recently Oakland emerged as an EdReform hotspot.

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Innovation Ecosystems: The Role of Impact Investing

There are a lot of interesting things to say about the Baltimore venture ecosystem. The Baltimore/Washington area contains a shockingly high percentage of the most successful education businesses, including Laureate Education, American Public Education Inc., Blackboard, and 2U.

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Silicon Valley: Global Innovation Engine

The 20-mile stretch from Stanford University to San Jose, Calif. produces more innovation than any place on the planet. As Richard Florida noted, the unique confluence of a great R1 University, venture investors, tech talent, and great quality of life make it a creative hotspot.

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Compass Learning

Compass Learning provides educational software that empowers educators to unlock the potential of every student by making learning personal. We serve nearly 8,000 schools and millions of students across the United States.

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Incubating an EdTech Revolution: Baltimore’s Digital Harbor

Just south of the harbor in Federal Hill is a rec center turned tech center and the home of theDigital Harbor Foundation (DHF, @DHFBaltimore). In the re-purposed facility, co-founder Andrew Coy will show you two big spaces--“Nano Lab” for little kids and “Mega Lab” for big kids, where students from nearby schoo...

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EdTech 10: Summer Lovin’

Schools may be coming to a close for the year, but the shift to blended and personalized learning doesn’t seem to be slowing down anytime soon. As this week’s top stories show, temperatures aren’t the only thing heating up. Check out all the great innovations on the rise this week!

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