Learning Innovations

EdTech

The Context-Driven Future of Learning

The future will be personalized, whether it’s online search or learning. The content-driven internet and personalized learning are in its initial stages of development. But as the tools and technology continue to improve, learning will become more accessible, more tailored, more immediate, and more powerful.

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Introducing and Deepening Design Thinking with Teacher Leaders

Design thinking has helped me tremendously in understanding how to deeply probe multiple perspectives and causes in a situation and/or problem before tackling it - a valuable skill for leadership and inclusivity. That's why I led two design thinking workshops at this year's ECET2-Puget Sound.

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For the School Supply List: 25 Ways to Promote Effort, Attitude and Respect

Pens, pencils and paper shouldn't be the only things on your school supply list this year. Don't forget to equip your students with mindsets like effort, respect and attitude.

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EdTech

EdTech 10: Confident Investing and Justified Strategies

This week’s EdTech news was dominated by announcements surrounding investments and the release of new studies. The continuation of EdTech deals and the production of reports justifying Deeper Learning, teacher leaders, and motivation/engagement signals continued confidence in the shift to personalization, and student...

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Learning

The Learning Design Opportunity of Our Time

Combining the benefits of anywhere, anytime interest-driven learning with standards-based learning is the design opportunity of our time. We can build--and let learners build--pathways that are more engaging, more efficient, and far more flexible than traditional K-12 education.

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K12 Inc.

K12 Inc. is leading the transformation to individualized learning as the nation's foremost provider of technology-powered online solutions for students in pre-kindergarten through high school.

EdTech

2016 SXSWedu PanelPicker is Open!

The SXSWedu PanelPicker is open from now until Friday, September 4. Take a second, register, and click to give these sessions the thumbs up! Austin or bust.

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Leadership

Non-cognitive Skills: Bad Name, Really Important

Two recent reports point to the importance of so called non-cognitive skills to success in college and work. A University of Chicago literature review funded by the Lumina and Raikes foundations said, "Students must develop sets of behaviors, skills, attitudes, and strategies that are crucial to academic performance in...

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