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Is the Sharing Economy Education’s Future?

It’s unknown whether the future of education is a beacon in the distance or a reality in tomorrow’s view. What we do know is that the sharing economy, when applied to education, has the potential to accelerate a highly advanced teaching and learning model. The question then is not “Is the sharing economy educatio...

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Leading the Shift to Digital: School, System & City

This shift to personal digital learning is inevitable; nearly all of our kids already live in the personal digital future. Combining organizational design, technology integration, and large-scale change management is challenging and complex, but it can be done.

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12 Education Innovation Mindsets for Leaders

I recently spent time in Kentucky with the team leading the implementation of the nation’s largest RttT-D grant. Here are 12 lessons they shared with me on leading education innovation.

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Teaching Online Across State Lines

Evergreen Education Group recently released Teaching Across State Lines, a report examining the growing issue faced by teachers who teach online in multiple states. The report concludes that the patchwork on alternative certification and reciprocity is inadequate to handle rapidly expanding full and part time online le...

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The 10 Jobs of School Information

There are at least 10 jobs for school information. With all of the stakeholders and uses of school information, it’s time to improve report cards, make them mobile, and surround them useful information.

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Read 180

READ 180, the most effective system for raising student achievement in grades 4-12+ is the most powerful tool to prepare students to meet the rigorous reading and writing expectations of the new standards. READ 180 will ensure all students have an explicit and accelerated path to college and career readiness.

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7 Ways State Policy Can Promote Competence

There are seven ways state policy can promote and accelerate the shift to next-generation competency based learning and improve outcomes.

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Math Fair Educates, Delights and Inspires

Here at MIND Research Institute, we believe that creating powerful and engaging math experiences for kids is what builds a love of mathematics, perseverance and life-long learning. That is why we spent the last weekend with 4,200 children and families celebrating all that is math at what we’ve been calling a “pop-u...

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