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Building Stronger Innovation-Minded Educators with The Teachers Guild

IDEO’s Teachers Guild is an open, collaborative platform that engages educators in design thinking, with the goal of inspiring new and creative ideas for school communities. Within the site, ideas are built in response to a challenge question posed by hosts, as users move through each of the phases of the design proc...

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Moving Faster Toward New School Models

The most important innovations in learning today are where smart teams and developing new tools and schools simultaneously -- like at Summit Public Schools. A new report from NewSchools Venture Fund outlines the path toward more innovative new school models.

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3 Tips for Accelerating Innovation in an Historically Traditional District

We need to introduce new core values, partnerships, and innovative practices within our learning communities. Without this way of thinking, we will not properly educate one of our most capable and connected generations. Here are three strategies to support accelerating innovation.

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Getting Smart Podcast | Rethinking Educator Professional Development with Micro-credentials

Tom Vander Ark sits down with Jennifer Kabaker, Director of Educator Micro-Credentials at Digital Promise and Jason Lange, Bloomboard CEO, to talk specifics about what micro-credentials look like, how research can be used to support personalization of teacher development, and why this will impact the future of educator...

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A Reflection on the Field of Competency Education

By: Chris Sturgis. In perhaps the year's best blog on competency education, we examine the expansion of CompetencyEd, progress by leading organizations, the greatest weakness currently in the field and current Issues going forward.

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PresenceLearning is the leading provider of online speech therapy and other special education-related services. PresenceLearning’s nationwide network of hundreds of highly qualified clinicians includes speech language pathologists (SLPs), occupational therapists (OTs) and other related services professionals.

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Online Guided Learning Activities and Personalization Could be the key to Supporting Opportunity Youth

By: Vikas Joshi & Ana M. Penaranda. Opportunity Youth need to be engaged in a captivated approach, in a style that makes it accessible and relevant for them to participate and comprehend. One way to achieve this is through the use of online Guided Learning Activities and personalized learning strategies.

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Gaming That Leverages Engagement, Mindset and Design

How can gaming for a few hours over the course of two months have such a dramatic impact? The researchers suggest 3 mechanisms that research has shown can have a significant effect.

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