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Is it too soon to flip your classroom?

By: Nick Friedman. Number of U.S. teachers who flipped at least one lesson in their classroom rose from 48 percent in 2012 to 78 percent in 2014. So does that mean that 2015 will be the Year of the Flipped Classroom? Not so fast.

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How To Get Published on

Want to blog with Getting Smart? Here are eight best practices for producing, pitching and submitting to our editors.

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GenDIY Profile: Spyros Fotiou

By: Melinda Barlow. How one student took what he noticed in a demanding job market then bridged the gap between the skills he had and the skills needed to become a full-scale web-designer.

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Relationships Matter: Online Learning & Virtual Cohorts

Learning is relational — it’s motivated and supported by relationships. Four important relationships include an advisor, mentors, a learning cohort, and project teams.

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GenDIY Profile: The Justin Myrick

How a high school junior from Spartanburg, SC became "The Justin Myrick" the GenDIY student-performer.

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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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EdTech 10: 2014, The Year of The Horse in Edu

People born in the year of the horse are said to be quick-witted, focused on improvement, and willing to take part in venture careers. 2014 saw just that.

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Growing Smart Cities By Networking New School Champions

Harbormasters takes ownership of citywide results, sponsors new schools, develops talent, and advocates for productive policies. Ten of these city-based nonprofits were selected as members of the Emerging Harbormaster Network (EHN) by NGLC and Education Cities.

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