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14 Educators and Resources Pushing for Progress

Whenever I feel in need of a positive reminder or a little encouragement, here are some of the educators and resources I turn to who continue pushing to make the world a better place.

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What Powers Project-Based Learning? New Technology Provides the Answer

By: Katie King. What if we could have more secure and seamless transactions for project-based learning? Here are three ways smart transactional models could help power PBL.

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New School Tips from The Leading Low-Income School System

Aspire Public Schools, one of the nation’s first charter management organizations, has learned many lessons about opening great new schools over the years and offers this advice.

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Designing Beautiful Places for Learning

Victoria Bergsagel, president of Architects of Achievement, has helped envision successful programs and inspiring spaces for hundreds of schools. Here are ten suggestions she offers for opening stellar new schools.

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Flexible from the F to the E: Lessons from AmeriCorps

By: Angela Martano. AmeriCorps alum are entering the workforce with many marketable skills including flexibility learned through their service. Here is one alumna's story.

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College Spark Washington

College Spark Washington funds programs across Washington state that help low-income students become college-ready and earn their degrees.

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Want a Great New School? Get the Board on Board

By: Carrie Irvin. Opening a great new school is a huge challenge, and one of the most foundational (and often overlooked) aspects of starting a good school is a good board. Here are seven tips to help.

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4 Strategies to Bring History to Life For Students

By: Sophia Sineath. It can be difficult for teachers to find the time to explore inquiry-based learning, but here are four strategies to help unlock the power of history for students by discovering the primary resources found in local archives.

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