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Why Schools Should Shift Away From Curricula to a Teacher-Centric Approach

By: Jason Lange. Without engaging with their craft, teachers become frustrated, which further exacerbates the issue by driving good teachers out of schools, making it harder for good schools to remain that way for long.

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7 Tips for Edtech Enterprise Sales

By: Eileen Rudden. It’s challenging for startups to compete with larger education companies that have hundreds of salespeople, especially in an industry where relationships can make or break a sale.

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New Tools + New Schools = Big Opportunity

For 20 years, education has been driven by standards-based reform. The focus on test-driven accountability resulted in a much-needed focus on data but in a narrow way that was often disconnected from powerful learning experiences. Standards-based reforms created an awareness of the value of great teachers and underscor...

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A Yearbook Advisors Guide to Handling Privacy Dilemmas On Social Media

In just the past decade, those who battle for the right to privacy have taken on an entirely different fight and sites like Facebook, with their frequently changing and often confusing privacy policies, don’t exactly make it easy to keep up. But, like it or not, it’s an issue that has to be kept up on.

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Using ThingLink Beyond the Classroom Walls

ThingLink is an amazing tool for teaching and learning that is now supported across platforms to provide teachers and students with a variety of flexible options to extend the learning beyond the classroom walls. The recent addition of the Android app, along with existing the iOS app and web based platform, completes t...

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Buck Institute for Education (BIE)

The nonprofit Buck Institute for Education (BIE) is the world's leading provider of K-12 resources and professional development for Project Based Learning (PBL). BIE believes all students can and should benefit from this transformational teaching method.

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Blended Learning Energizes Washington

We spent the day at the BlendEd Learning & Leadership Symposium in our home state of Washington (#PSESDBlendEd). Puget Sound Educational Service District (PSESD) collaborated with Pacific Lutheran University to host a one day blended learning symposium for district leadership teams, teachers, and other school leaders.

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EdTech 10: No Throwback Thursday Here

Here are this week’s most up to date EdTech on the day the Getting Smart team likes to refer to as “Thinking Ahead Thursday!”

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