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Education is Everyone’s Business

At a time when it’s easy to be discouraged about the state of federal education policy, it’s great to see leadership, alignment, and momentum in states like West Virginia.

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Preparing Principals: Best Practices and Next Steps

In the third of three posts on principal preparation and development Tom shares Best practices, next steps and recommendations to preparing principals to boost the achievement of American students.

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Legos and Math: A Connection Worth Building On

Legos and math, the two seem to be an obvious connection — one that many of us have stumbled across during one pinterest search or another. Truth is, Legos can be more than the simple manipulative tool that we find on pins and blogs across the internet. They are definitely powerful as a manipulative, but their capabi...

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Education Innovation Clusters: Help is on the way!

Deputy Director of the US Dept. of Ed's Office of EdTech describe the growing local education innovation clusters and networks can improving collaboration with the upcoming "Education Innovation Cluster Cookbook."

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A Solution to Higher Retention and Graduation, and Lower Student Debt is Simpler Than You Think

How changing majors and not choosing the right major for your career impacts retention, graduation and student debt, and potential platform solutions to support in pathway selection.

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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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What School Should Be: The Strength of Student Voice

Team Getting Smart asks students what school should is, what it should be and what they would do to improve college and career readiness.

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Changes in the Student Brain: A Review of Age of Opportunity

Age of Opportunity: Lessons from the New Science of Adolescence is a game changer in understanding the developing brain of millennials.

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