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EdTech

Increasing Achievement and Saving Time by Selecting the Right Assessment and Instruction Tools

By: District Administration Custom Publishing. How a district in Ohio used adaptive technology and instruction tools to eliminate excess testing by assessing students strategically, thus creating actionable data and performance measures.

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11 Tips to Find the Elusive Work/Life Balance

As parents, educators and business leaders we should keep in mind the importance of staying balanced. The work/life balance can be difficult to find. Here are 11 tips that work for Team Getting Smart.

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Julie Young Launches Online Learning Venture

Global Personalized Academics, a new Orlando based education venture launched last week aiming to provide virtual classroom learning to help students across the globe transform the way they learn.

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Emergence and the Future of Schools: Preparing for Data-Driven Systems

By: Kristin Garn. Our era of emergence has entered a new phase in the past few years which could prove to be more revolutionary than before. the most adaptive complex systems are those which will become smarter over time. However, it will always remain up to us to decide what truly constitutes “smarter.”

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How to Innovate: Combine New Tools & New Schools

The most important K-12 innovation of the last twenty years has been new school development. The most important development of the last five years has been new tools. So, how can we evaluate this progress? We compare recent technology development against school model development.

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Agilix

Agilix develops innovative learning solutions that enable students and educators to take control of the learning experience. Agilix products include xLi, an eXtensible Learning Infrastructure for Partners and Buzz, a Personalized Learning System for mastery-based learning.

Leadership

Leaders, Learners and Designers all Listen First

Leaders listen deeply and fully to others, reflect for others their beauty and talents, and act with profound respect for the dignity and worth of all people. For each of those key processes here are some connections for relationships, learning and design.

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Naming the Theories in Use

While at #PS2015, a graduate student at BYU asked me, "What other theories are being applied in education?" That may be the best question of the year and one that every school and district leadership team should ask themselves.

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