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Huntley Blend Provides Support & Flexibility

Huntley Community School District 158 has implemented several innovations in its schools, including its high school blended learning program that offers students control over the time, place and pace at which they work.

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Smart Review | The Power of Keeping it Simple

By: Adam Kulaas. In his book "The Power of Simple," author Kyle Wagner delivers a roadmap addressing a myriad of program design tasks directly associated with creating a learning experience driven by student voice and individualized learning.

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Where Friday Night Lights Meets Project-Based Learning

By: Grant Ryerse. Participating in a fundraising project for cancer research at my school helps me positively impact my community and myself through project-based learning.

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Hours of Details=90 Seconds of Glory

By asking my students to bring literature to life in these 90-second videos, they learn teamwork and attention to detail in addition to the lessons of the actual story.

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Five Tips for Testing the Place-Based Education Waters

By: Jennifer Pieratt. The open-endedness of planning Place-Based Education can quickly go from exhilarating to overwhelming, so here are five tips to help teachers just dip their toe in the deeper learning pool.

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New Tech Network

NTN envisions a nation where every public school has the capacity to realize the full potential of each student. We are a national non-profit school development organization that partners with districts & charter schools to implement an innovative school model so that all students graduate college and career ready.

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Equitable Education for Students in Poverty Starts with the Teacher

In "Poor Students, Rich Teaching," author Eric Jensen discusses how teachers who choose to better understand poverty and work to change mindsets can be one of the biggest factors in making a difference for these students.

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Getting Smart Podcast | Back to School: A Time to Thrive

In this podcast, we chat with Dr. Nicole Assisi, Thrive founder, and Jaclyn Vasko, teacher leader, about how back-to-school time looks a little bit different for teachers at Thrive Public Schools than in other districts.

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