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3 Ideas to Make Your School’s First Open House Rock

By: Stephanie Shaw. Open Houses are often the first opportunity we teachers have to get off on the right foot with our new group of students and their parents, so here are three ideas I use to help make our open houses a success.

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PhotoBlog | Teton Science Schools & The Power of Place-Based Learning

I recently had the opportunity to visit Teton Science Schools, our partner in Getting Smart’s “Power of Place” campaign. Here are some initial thoughts from the many things I learned, as well as photos of that beautiful part of our country.

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Equity for English Language Learners: Quality Two-Way Immersion

By: Lilah Ambrosi and Kenneth C. Williams. Here are two important reasons for the persistent achievement gap among English Language Learners, as well as a hopeful look at how we can start ensuring equity in our educational offerings for these students.

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EdReports Tells Districts Which Materials Make the Grade

Nonprofit EdReports reviews instructional materials for standards-alignment and usability to help educators make informed purchasing and instructional decisions that support improved student outcomes.

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What Is Our World’s Greatest Challenge?

By: Catherine Browning. Our world faces multiple challenges that require innovative solutions based on customs, cultures and environments. So how do we change education to help prepare educators and students to succeed in the future?

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K12 Inc. is leading the transformation to individualized learning as the nation's foremost provider of technology-powered online solutions for students in pre-kindergarten through high school.

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Shifting to Competency-Based Education: A Tale of Three States

By: Karla Phillips. Our new publication "Policy, Pilots and the Path to Competency-Based Education: A Tale of Three States" shares the stories of three states taking different paths to achieve the same goal of creating state CBE pilot programs.

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EdTech 10: Smart Cities

It's officially Smart Cities Week, and we're celebrating with a blog sharing the 7 key attributes of “cities that work for everyone,” a Smart Cities book giveaway and ten new edtech stories.

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