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The End of the Big Test: Moving to Competency-Based Policy

The use of assessment pilots and innovations zones where groups of schools apply and become authorized to operate alternative assessment systems will soon replace the frustration surrounding NCLB and end of year tests.

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EdLeaders for the 21st Century

What do education leaders of the 21st century look like? They embody the same 4 C's that are also critical for students to build their 21st century skills: creativity, collaboration, critical thinking, and communication. 21st century ed leaders use the 4 C's to problem solve, provide visionary leadership, and transform...

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Districts Racing to Personalize Learning

The Race to the Top-District (RTT-D) program is contributing to the changes made by districts to personalize learning and blend learning environments. In many cases, it's working. And, new roles are emerging for teacher leaders as a result.

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EdTech 10: It’s March Madness Baby

Be it in your bracket or your inbox, knowing the most relevant and important information, in March Madness or in EdTech, is fundamental to understanding how you can advance as a learner on and off the court.

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Leveraging Innovative Policy Options for Students

By: Jamey Fitzpatrick. In this Smart Parents series blog, Jamey writes about the role of parents in helping their children successfully navigate online learning options, and shares resources for learning more about supporting students in online learning environments.

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Canvas by Instructure

Canvas by Instructure is the LMS that gets used. Canvas connects teachers, tools, ideas, and students, and then stays out of the way. With all the built-in features you need and the integrations you want, Canvas makes teaching and learning easier, enabling you to take education to a higher level.

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The Transformational Leader

By: Carmen Coleman. In this blog for our Preparing Leaders for Deeper Learning series, Carmen writes about the need for education transformation, and what skills leaders need to help better meet the needs of 21st century learners.

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Leadership Development in US Schools: The Opposite of Good

The new demands being put on school and systems leaders mean we need new ways of developing and cultivating school leadership.

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