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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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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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10 Roles for Leading Toward Deeper Learning

As schools shift to personalized, competency-based deeper learning, how will the roles of leaders change? What sorts of skills, habits and mindsets will support these significant changes in education? What roles do leaders play to create and support deeper learning environments? The answers.

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Bootstrapping a Knowledge Consulting Practice

13 strategies, best practices and tips for leaders of niche knowledge consulting practices that includes partnering with nonprofits, knowing your audience, advancing your brand, and improving your web presence and graphic standards.

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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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Your Planning Process Signals What’s Important to You

Designing a retreat? Building a budget? Making a plan? Think about what the process will signal to your community. We suggest a process that is simple, transparent, and inclusive. Remember, how may be as important as what you decide.

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Good Schools for the World’s Poorest Neighborhoods

Have you ever thought about bringing great education to the world’s poorest neighborhoods? Now may be time. Low cost schools like Bridge International Academies are expanding access to affordable quality.

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