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The Battle For Room 314: Walking the Walk

Lots of people have ideas about education reform, but too often they are not walking the walk like Boland does in The Battle for Room 314. In this educator’s opinion, I’m willing to accept his experienced outsider status and listen to what he suggests.

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Reclaiming the Classroom: How America Can Move Past Standardized Tests

In a book written by an educator for educators, Trenton Goble describes how America’s teachers lost control of education and how they can get it back.

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Sir Ken Robinson’s ‘Creative Schools’: Change We All Want & Deserve

Sir Ken Robinson, with collaborator Lou Aronica, does what he does best in his latest book, Creative Schools. Robinson does an excellent job of highlighting what is going right in education, while asking questions about how we can do better.

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#YearInReview: The Best of 2015, 10 Predictions for 2016

Wrapping our 2015 #YearInReview series, Tom looks back at 2015 and outlines 10 predictions for 2016 that includes better formative assessments, dominance of Chromebooks and the adoption of micro-credentials.

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Allovue Helps Districts Build Better Budgets

Allovue raised $5.1M last week to help more school districts build better budgets. We talked to the CEO Jess Gartner and lead investor Matt Greenfield about the path forward.

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Agilix develops innovative learning solutions that enable students and educators to take control of the learning experience. Agilix products include xLi, an eXtensible Learning Infrastructure for Partners and Buzz, a Personalized Learning System for mastery-based learning.

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Annie Murphy Paul Restores Faith in Humanity with “Turn Testing into Learning”

As part of Annie Murphy Paul's affirmative testing course she promises “this insight activity is intended to give you a fresh perspective on testing: what it’s for, what its effects on learning are, which emotions it inspires.” And, This course makes good on that promise.

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For the Parents, When You Know What You Don’t Know

It is encouraging to find a book that is so well-conceived and large-hearted, engaging and humbling at the same time, where the voices are real, the advice authentic, and the situations familiar.

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