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How To Raise A Wild Child: The Art And Science Of Falling In Love With Nature

By: Dr. Scott Sampson. In this blog for our Smart Parents series, Dr. Scott brings us top tips for getting students outside to explore nature. From the practical (has your student tried sit spotting?) to the technological (has your student gotten interested in nature photography?) there is something here for everyone. ...

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How Pittsburgh Created An Innovation Hub For Learning

By: Gregg Behr. Foundations in Pittsburgh asked, "Can we build a region-wide learning network that expands opportunities for kids to learn anytime, anywhere?" Millions have been invested over the past decade to nurture a new model built on the themes of “cluster development” and the structures that makes innovation...

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Encouraging Students To Prototype And Pay It Forward In Real-World Ways

With the Perpetual Innovation Fund from Digital Harbor Foundation, educators receive a 3D printer and training to use in their classrooms if they can produce a business plan for how they and the youth they teach can use a 3D printer to pay for itself.

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5 Exemplary Leadership Programs

The Alliance to Reform Educational Leadership (AREL) has built a network of educational leadership programs. The programs all meet AREL's framework for principal preparation, design, and evaluation. Here 5 exemplary leadership programs are profiled.

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Redbird Advanced Learning: Innovation Through Research

Stanford recently selected Redbird Advanced Learning to develop and commercialize its Education for Gifted Youth program products. The first new product is Redbird Mathematics, a K-7 supplemental program designed to promote algebra readiness.

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K12 Inc. is leading the transformation to individualized learning as the nation's foremost provider of technology-powered online solutions for students in pre-kindergarten through high school.

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EdTech 10: Season’s In Full Swing

This week we recognized all-stars with the CODiEs and DILAs, dove deep into the future of assessment, and whether it was state policy, coding awareness, or new acquisitions, we arrived in spring with welcomed inspiration and hope for the year ahead.

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Path To Personalization: Better Models & Better Tests

New developments will mean a gradual reduction in the size of and reliance in heavyweight summative assessment to smaller, less frequent tests that check the validity of local assessments.

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