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Personalization + Privacy = Data Backpack

We believe the Student Data Backpack and Expanded Learning Profile address both the potential of student data to personalize learning and a path to protecting student information. This is not just a huge problem to solve, but a huge opportunity to seize.

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Better Understand Autism with Help from Dr Barry Prizant’s New Book: Uniquely Human

Uniquely Human shares dozens of engaging stories, experiences, and perspectives that collectively share a storyline of understanding autism on a different level — one that has not been typically told. This book challenges the idea of a behavioral-assessment approach, where one is focused on a checklist of deficits an...

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Why Letting Youth “Run the Store” is Important for their Development & Life Success

By: John Weiss. Giving young people voice, choice and decision-making opportunities is critical to support their healthy development and life success. They need to make decisions, act on their intentions and work collaboratively in school, in after-school programs and in family structures.

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Why Investing in Learning Mindsets Matters

The role that learning mindsets play in academic performance is being researched thanks to groups such as The Raikes Foundation, who is helping to develop and share tools, strategies and best practices to support the development of academic mindsets that foster learning. Studies show students with strong learning minds...

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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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Next Generation Learning Challenges (NGLC)

Next Generation Learning Challenges (NGLC) accelerates educational innovation through applied technology to dramatically improve college readiness and completion in the United States.

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ReSchool Tests A New Framework for Learning

Denver's Donnell-Kay Foundation is sponsoring an effort to design a new education system for Colorado. They learned three lessons from pressure testing early design concepts.

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Next Generation Schools at Scale: 49 New NGLC Grantees

NGLC announced that, through six regional programs, 49 school teams received grants as part of a $25 million K­-12 initiative to create new and transformed secondary schools. This includes 29 new or redesigned K­-12 schools that will open this fall.

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