Learning Innovations

EdTech

Encouraging Students To Prototype And Pay It Forward In Real-World Ways

With the Perpetual Innovation Fund from Digital Harbor Foundation, educators receive a 3D printer and training to use in their classrooms if they can produce a business plan for how they and the youth they teach can use a 3D printer to pay for itself.

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6 Steps Taken By An Indecisive Squirrel And A Creative Teacher

Perhaps it sounds a bit nutty, but I believe two of the most mesmerizing sights are that of an indecisive squirrel scurrying to cross a street and a passionately creative teacher immersed in her craft. In fact, I believe these two actions are nearly identical in nature.

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Post Merger Boundless Will Continue to Offer Open Content

After acquisition by Valore, Boundless will continue to provide open education resources to higher education students

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Learning

Reinventing A Secondary Program From The Ground Up

By: Melissa Strong. For those educators who ponder “What if I were to teach this concept, this unit, or this subject completely differently?” Melissa shares her story and strategy of reinventing the foreign language program at Harvard-Westlake School in LA.

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Leadership

80 EdLeaders at the ASU+GSV Summit

A talented group of advocates, educators, entrepreneurs, and investors gathered in Scottsdale this week at the ASU+GSV Summit. Like many attendees we didn’t get to many sessions but we did meet a lot of people in the lobby.

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Foundation for Excellence in Education

The Foundation for Excellence in Education is igniting a movement of reform, state by state, to transform education for the 21st century economy. Excellence in Action, the organization’s flagship initiative, is working with lawmakers and policymakers to advance education reform across America.

Learning

PB”What the hel”L?

By: Riley Johnson. Why PBL is a process, provides a framework to participate in what students are asked to do, and how it can take student voice and choice to new levels.

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Learning

EdReform & Innovation: The End of The Big Test is in Sight

What does innovative learning and EdReform have in common? Equity. Tom explores the recent history of assessment (the intended and unintended consequences), the role that equity plays, the need to synthesize EdReform aims, and the opportunity of innovation.

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