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EdTech

Diving Into Project-Based Learning? Heed these 7 Warnings

You see, creativity is not immune to the challenges that bond forward thinkers and risk-takers to their authentic ideas and handiwork. Au contraire, my colleagues, the hazards of embarking on a journey with your students to demonstrate mastery of curricula and to showcase talent can be likened to skydiving from 13,000 ...

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Lindsay Portnoy

Learning

Another MDRC Study Confirms Wisdom of New Small High Schools

New MDRC study confirms what we knew a decade ago -- small high schools, “Have markedly increased graduation rates for disadvantaged students of color, many of whom start high school below grade level.”

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Learning

Smart List: 50 Great Blogs & Blasts

The 2nd Annual "Smart List" Awards continues with 50 thought leading blogs, blasts and EdTech sites you should be plugged in to.

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Leadership

Preparing Principals: Best Practices and Next Steps

In the third of three posts on principal preparation and development Tom shares Best practices, next steps and recommendations to preparing principals to boost the achievement of American students.

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Learning

Legos and Math: A Connection Worth Building On

Legos and math, the two seem to be an obvious connection — one that many of us have stumbled across during one pinterest search or another. Truth is, Legos can be more than the simple manipulative tool that we find on pins and blogs across the internet. They are definitely powerful as a manipulative, but their capabi...

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TRECA Educational Solutions

TRECA supports Ohio school districts by providing strong leadership, visionary planning, expert technological services, and informational resources.

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Learning

Changes in the Student Brain: A Review of Age of Opportunity

Age of Opportunity: Lessons from the New Science of Adolescence is a game changer in understanding the developing brain of millennials.

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Learning

Flexible Learning Time Provides System Approach to Differentiation in a Competency Education School

Brian Stack, principal of Sanborn Regional High School in New Hampshire shares how developing a flexible learning time each day provides intervention and enrichment for students and how this time has been a key to providing students with the differentiation and personalization needed success in their competency-based s...

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