Higher Ed & Post Sec

Learning

Simon’s Rock Early College: Three GenDIY Women Paving Their Own Path

By: Mickey Revenaugh. Occupying an idyllic slice of the Berkshires is an early college school where students often joke about being the country’s best educated high school dropouts.

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NAFTrack Certification Combines School and Work

NAFTrack Certification is what a high school diploma should be--credible evidence of college and career readiness. The standards behind this program were developed by both business and education.

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When Diplomas and Credits Send False Signals

By: Karla Phillips. As goals and expectations for students rise across the nation, our approach to education must change when it comes to determining mastery of content. Parents, students and educators are being misled by inconsistent expectations of proficiency.

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EdTech

Teachers Model Growth Mindsets During Twitter Ed Chat

By: Heather Ngoma. Ensuring teachers are comfortable with tech tools and social media for professional purposes is a top priority for the Rutgers Alternate Route program. Last month Rutgers immersed a cohort of new teachers in a facilitated discussion on Growth Mindsets via Twitter, here's the results.

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The Importance of Learning Experience Design for Higher Education

Effective learning experience design can create relevant, engaging and memorable educational experiences that successfully address the specific challenges of adult and postsecondary learners.

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The Learning Accelerator

The Learning Accelerator is a non-profit whose mission is to accelerate the implementation of high-quality blended learning in school districts across America.

Leadership

Inspired by Serial: Behind MCDPEL’s New Podcast for EdLeaders

By: Joe Mazza. As part of our Preparing Leaders for Deeper Learning series, Joe Mazza brings us a behind-the-scenes story of the new and interactive scenario podcasts hitting the education leadership scene. Learn more about these podcasts, and about the ways social media is bringing leaders together to solve problems a...

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The Syllabus We All Should Have Gotten

By: Angela Skinner Orr. What we should have heard on the first day of school: If you don’t want to do it, don’t. Hack your education. You will fail. Use your iPhone in class. Grade yourself. You will fail. Document, document, document. You decide what you learn. Start now.

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