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Make or Break, Why Middle School Math Counts

The middle school landscape is interesting no matter how you spin it, but combine students’ physical and emotional changes with new and difficult content, and unique challenges face educators and students alike. Middle school is a time of development, discovery and transition for students - but also an exciting and p...

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Solving Global Challenges with Cross Disciplinary Initiatives

By: Julie Keane, PhD. Global challenges can only be addressed by cross disciplinary initiatives that bring together science art and the humanities. We must cross these boundaries.

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Seeing is Believing: The Awesomeness that is zSpace

You see, when I think about my recent test-drive of the zSpace System, which is defined by the self-titled technology provider as “a virtual reality environment for immersive exploration, visualization, and learning,” I find myself with a swirling brain full of positive adjectives that ironically render me nearly s...

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Las Vegas: Downtown Project, Blended Progress

“Education is the bedrock on which a truly great city is built,” according to Tony Hsieh. His Downtown Projects is reshaping the old city center north of the Vegas Strip. Clark Co has some great magnets and blending learning plans.

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Student Entrepreneurship in Action

By: Esther Wojcicki. What does it take to get students interested in learning entrepreneurial skills? I can tell you what doesn’t work---teaching to the test, which is unfortunately is a national obsession today. Testing does not lead to real world skills.

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Digital Learning Now!

Digital Learning Now! is a national campaign to advance policies that will create a high quality digital learning environment to better prepare students with the knowledge and skills to succeed in college and careers.

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Next Gen Accountability: Ohio & Beyond

A discussion of how accountability should work--from students to universities--with a few comments about where Ohio is on the curve.

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3 Ways to Use New ThingLink for Video in the Classroom

With ThingLink for Video, teachers can enrich existing educational videos with content to actively engage students in the learning, provide resources for enrichment, and collect feedback through the use of available web tools. The possibilities are tremendous. Here are a few ways to use ThingLink for Video.

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