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10 Digital Learning Models in Clark County Schools

Clark County School District, fifth largest in the country, educates more than 320,000 students in 356 schools. At a recent Apex Learning seminar Kim Loomis, Innovative Projects Coordinator, outlined 10 of the digital learning models they use in CCSD.

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12 Onramps for Personalized and Competency-based Learning

As Julia Freeland Fisher recently noted, “Systems will likely get into trouble if they attempt to make just a few aspects of their models competency-based, while retaining an otherwise traditional structure.” Julia suggested four on ramps--places to get started with personalized and competency-based learning and we...

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Ye-Don Burgess, center, an educator with the Charlotte Mecklenburg school system, listens to a presentation during "Day of Discovery" at Mallard Creek High School in Charlotte, N.C. The teachers spent a Saturday at the event, which was held on Saturday, April 26, at Mallard Creek High School in Charlotte, N.C. and hosted by the Disovery Educator Network.

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10 Must-Know Professional Development Insights from Discovery Education

In our work across the country, we've recognized a strong need from teachers and leaders for information to inform how they can implement personalized, digital learning. Professional development is a key factor in boosting the likelihood of implementation success. We talked to two leaders on the front lines of Professi...

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How Houston Schools Are Making it a Great Global City

Houston is rapidly becoming a great global city. Houston schools are a big part of the success story. So when next month when Superintendent Terry Grier steps down, he should deserve a lot of credit for his contribution to Space City.

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EdTech 10: Time to Kickoff CTE Month

February is Career and Technical Education Month! As part of the month long public awareness campaign we are celebrating with the publication of Generation Do-It-Yourself (GenDIY) blogs -- how young people are hacking a pathway to a career they love.

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How to Turn Boring Lessons Into Engaging Content

By: John Logan. Great teachers know how to engage students in the classroom - whether that classroom is in-person or online. Here are five tips to try the next time you want to truly engage young minds.

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What You Need to Know When Developing Micro-Credentials

With over 300 submissions from teachers during the implementation this fall, the Friday Institute has learned many lessons that provide insight for those considering or developing micro-credentials.

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