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5 Teachable ‘Deflategate’ Moments: Connecting Football to STEM

From the Ideal Gas Law to the Coefficient of Restitution, we dive into the most teachable STEM moments from Deflategate as noted by players, coaches, and math enthusiasts.

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10 Roles & 7 Recommendations for Leading Toward Deeper Learning

By: Tom Vander Ark & Karen Cator. If we want more students to experience powerful learning, school and district leaders need to benefit from the same blended, competency-based and deeper learning experiences that they seek to create for students.

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23 Can’t Miss Edu Conferences

13 digital learning focuses, 3 regional, and 7 additional edu conferences that you should mark on your calendar today.

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One Family’s Journey Exemplifies Anytime-Anywhere Learning

By: Max Silverman & Sue Wilkes. Max and Sue are currently traveling with their three school-aged children. In this Smart Parents blog post, they write about the experience of taking their kids out of school and on the road- and how their kids are keeping up with their school work and incorporating their experiences in...

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Connections Education & Nexus Academy: Changing the Vision

By: Lindsay Penny. Blended schools like Nexus Academy of Lansing are flowering because they mirror the imperatives of GenDIY: School choice, course-level choice, personalized learning plans and coaching models and access to advanced digital tools.

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A Teacher’s Soundtrack and the #EdSongs Challenge

Grab your old CDs, dust off your vinyl records, lay out your cassettes… or just thumb through your smartphone’s musical collection and give yourself just ten minutes to choose ten songs that vibrate to that melody of awesomeness, yet reality, that you embody as a professional educator. Then, you will have your very...

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The Virtual End Game: Pearson’s Cite 2015

Instead of just celebrating technology for technology’s sake, educators are thinking about how these tools impact their students and themselves, and how to use digital tools in the service of educational goals.

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