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The Numbers Add Up at #NCSC14

With record high temperatures in sunny Las Vegas, over 4,500 charter school advocates happily lined the air conditioned halls at Mandalay Bay Convention Center this week. Here’s a recap...

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A New Direction for El Paso Schools

Juan Cabrera has been teacher, a school district lawyer, entrepreneur, and high tech executive, and now he’s the superintendent of El Paso schools.

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Combine Curiosity, Kinesiology, & Causes in ‘14

Moving toward work you love means getting in touch with what, how, and why--what you are drawn to, how you like to spend your time, and the causes that move you to action.

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The Rise of The Edupreneur

Being an edupreneur means creating a new capacity. It could be a new tool or a new school, a new way to learn or a new way to share. Some teach, some lead, some fix, edupreneurs start something new. Impact is my second criteria is impact: measurable benefit for students and teachers. That implies a scalable and sustain...

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How I Learn

The way we learn has changed from 30 years ago with the use of technology and resources at our fingertips. Tom outlines several new ways he and others are learning today.

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Canvas by Instructure

Canvas by Instructure is the LMS that gets used. Canvas connects teachers, tools, ideas, and students, and then stays out of the way. With all the built-in features you need and the integrations you want, Canvas makes teaching and learning easier, enabling you to take education to a higher level.

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Good Work: Inhabited By a Question

For 35 years, Roger Weissberg has been inhabited by a question: How do schools, parents, and communities come together to promote positive behavioral outcomes in young people? CASEL launched the Collaborating Districts Initiative aimed at supporting district-wide SEL efforts in Anchorage, Austin, Chicago, Cleveland, N...

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Good Work: Iterating & Innovating At Scale

Four leaders had, by eight years ago, achieved a career crowning accomplishment of running a great school. None were satisfied. Each saw more opportunity to help boost youth success. They viewed blended learning as an chance to innovate and iterate. Unlike superficial Tinkering Toward Utopia, these leaders are engineer...

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