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Making Sure People Don’t Get Lost in the EdTech Shuffle

By: Albert Kim. It’s easy to lose sight of the people as you wade through hundreds of new products, tools, and practices at ISTE. So how do schools and nonprofits make sure that people don’t get lost in the EdTech shuffle?

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Making Competency-Based, Personalized Learning Real for Teachers

As educators work to make the shifts necessary to make this a reality, we have to ask ourselves what our systems for professional learning can do to achieve similar ends. Teacher development providers — if they are really serious about offering resources that are truly more personalized — need to build together a c...

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Harnessing Uncertainty as a Learning Tool

When it comes to how we learn, rarely is something more impactful than navigating uncertainty. Deeper Learning happens when people are in situations where they must simultaneously learn, apply thinking, and reflect.

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Robots Storm ISTE: 6 Implications

The new thing at ISTE this year was a much expanded display of robots and maker tech. More than 18,000 educators visited with more than 500 EdTech vendors in Philadelphia this week at #ISTE2015.

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12 Ways to use Inside Out to Teach SEL, STEM, and Life’s Ups & Downs

Now that you’ve seen the movie (or even if you haven’t), here are 12 ways teachers and parents can help kids extend and apply what they saw in the movie to use as a springboard to teach about the brain, Social Emotional Learning (SEL), and life in general.

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MIND Research Institute

The nonprofit MIND Research Institute is dedicated to solving math education in America. Its uniquely visually-based ST Math instructional software program is helping children across the country dramatically improve their math proficiency and become life-long learners for today’s innovation-driven workplace.

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Success Takes Agency, Identity, and Competency

Young adult success requires agency, an integrated identity, and competencies. Drawing on research from many fields, theory and practice to identify building blocks for life success, The University of Chicago Consortium on Chicago School Research developed a framework for youth development.

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A Smart Planet: Dispatches from PBL World

Transforming education in the US and around the globe was the focus of Friday at PBL World. This got Bonnie thinking about her former students in Tanzania and the United States. How we create educational opportunities for all to transform learning is one of our paramount challenges.

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