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10 Elements of Next-Generation K-12 Systems

Next generation systems--across a state or region--will share ten elements: goals, standards, a focus on personalized learning, assessments, talent development, authorizing, data systems, accountability, funding, connections, and supports.

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Investing in Innovation Pays Off for Math Students

Such a long-term funding relationship is rare; most giving spans at best three to five years. But MIND is rare, too. We have been supporting the organization this long because they have developed one of the best and most effective approaches to helping students learn math that we’ve ever seen, with strong rigorous an...

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EdTech

How Google Glass Can Help Students Make Better Music

Improving the day-to-day class experience is an important use of the product, but Johnston Turner has bigger ideas about ways Google Glass can aid in conducting and composing. “I’m also interested in how the Internet and digital technology are changing our brains and changing how we think,” she told me.

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Video: The Promise of Digital Learning

Motivating, more data, personalization, self-paced, ownership, equalization, extended time, great teaching, learner profiles and working conditions are the ten benefits of digital learning highlighted in this video. These benefits are only the start of unlocking the promise of digital learning.

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EdTech

20+ Apps We’re Thankful For This Year

As we sit down with family and friends to celebrate all the blessings and gifts we are so fortunate to have in our lives, we just can't forget the apps! No Thanksgiving dinner in the EdTech world would be complete without at least once around the table, sharing a favorite app or tech tool tool that has brought us joy t...

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MIND Research Institute

The nonprofit MIND Research Institute is dedicated to solving math education in America. Its uniquely visually-based ST Math instructional software program is helping children across the country dramatically improve their math proficiency and become life-long learners for today’s innovation-driven workplace.

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It’s Our Bookmark We Can Share What We Want To….

One of my other favorite uses of Symbaloo is to curate class projects in the same place for viewing by students and parents. I like for students to have a forum to share and present projects. A quick Symbaloo webmix can get all your projects together in one nice board.

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Leadership

Thank Different

#EduWin is really about telling stories. Positive education stories. It’s about recognizing those individuals who, in their actions, tell a really great education story. You can read some of those stories here from our October Honorees.

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