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Robots & Implications For Life On Planet Earth

It's hard to know how the growth of robots and maker learning tools will all play out but three near term educational implications seem clear. It will let kids show what they know, and there will be more opportunities for interest-based learning and deeper learning.

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Infographic | 11 Tips for Work/Life Balance

As parents, educators and business leaders we should keep in mind tips for finding the elusive work/life balance.

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Good Work: 5 Strategies for Developing Your Mental Model

Media stock plummeted this week. Investors updated their mental models of the media world. It's more important than ever that we improve owr mental model by reading broadly and deeply, seeking feedback, writing and managing your mindset.

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11 Tips to Find the Elusive Work/Life Balance

As parents, educators and business leaders we should keep in mind the importance of staying balanced. The work/life balance can be difficult to find. Here are 11 tips that work for Team Getting Smart.

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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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Agilix develops innovative learning solutions that enable students and educators to take control of the learning experience. Agilix products include xLi, an eXtensible Learning Infrastructure for Partners and Buzz, a Personalized Learning System for mastery-based learning.

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Personalization: The New Frame

With the end of NCLB, a new frame is emerging that includes personalization, a competency focus, and work readiness. This new frame is evident in EdTech startups, new school grant programs, school district strategies, and emerging educator preparation programs.

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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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