Higher Ed & Post Sec

Learning

Sage Advice From a HigherEd Veteran: Getting a Head Start on Finding the Right College

By: Richard Ferguson. Parents, teachers and students themselves will find this list by Richard Ferguson, former CEO of ACT, about the importance of finding the right fit for college.

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Creating Your Career: Why Millennials are Re-thinking Full-Time

By: Savannah Lamb. For many millennials, navigating post-grad life is very scary, no matter what you’re doing with yours. This is the advice I would give other young people who are exploring the job market, learning about themselves, and taking control of their path to careers, plural.

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How Millennials View Making a Difference

The 2015 Millennial Impact Report studied why and how the 30 million young adults born in the last twenty years of the last century give and volunteer and the extent to which that is influenced by their employer.

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It’s Time to Build a Better Transcript

There's a growing chasm between the information institutions capture about students and the type of information useful to students and future employers. Anecdotal evidence suggests that leading entrepreneurial businesses don’t even look at college transcripts, because the long list of cryptic course titles and credit...

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Leadership

Designing Transformative Professional Learning Experiences

In professional development, let's ask: What can we create together? What do we value and believe to be true? What kind of effort are we willing to expend based on our values and beliefs? By acting on what matters, we can design transformative professional learning.

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OpenEd

OpenEd is the largest K-12 resource library for teachers, with formative assessments, videos, homework and more, aligned to every Common Core standard. OpenEd’s automatically graded quizzes and homework bridge quiz to instruction, recommending videos per student based on mastery.

Leadership

What We Can Learn from Finland

By: Andy Calkins. In a blog that first appeared on nextgenlearning.org, Andy Calkins reflects on a recent trip to the Nordic country and shares what we can learn from the Finns.

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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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