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Is it a Teaching Problem or a Design Problem?

When principals are evaluating teachers this year and when they don’t see the percentage of grade level proficiency they had hoped for, they should ask, “Is this a teaching problem or a design problem?”

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Thumbs Up For #SXSWedu: 21 Sessions We’re Voting For

SXSWedu 2015 is right around the corner and Panel Picker is open for voting until Sept 5th! Here are 21 Sessions we'll be voting for!

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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.

16 days ago by

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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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Foundation for Excellence in Education

The Foundation for Excellence in Education is igniting a movement of reform, state by state, to transform education for the 21st century economy. Excellence in Action, the organization’s flagship initiative, is working with lawmakers and policymakers to advance education reform across America.

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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...

21 days ago by

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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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