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Registration is Open for OPEN NH Fall 2016 Session

Fall 2016 Session Online Course Session Dates: October 5 – November 22 Register for courses early and save $10.00. Early Bird Special offer ends on September 20, 2016. View the Session Schedules on the OPEN NH website. View the Course … Continue reading

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The 7 questions every new teacher should be able to answer

Teaching for the 21st century looks a lot different. Here’s what admins — and teachers — need to know for job interviews and beyond Not long ago, the leadership team of a school district I was working with asked me: … Continue reading

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New Hampshire Future Ready Schools and Leaders

Last week was an historic week for U.S. education! In addition to the signing of the Every Student Succeeds Act, the Office of Educational Technology at the USDOE released the 2016 National Education Technology Plan (NETP) and announced new Future … Continue reading

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The Six Hats a Personalized Learning Leader Needs to Wear

Summit Public Schools CEO Diane Tavenner has been described as transformative, innovative, and entrepreneurial—apropos for the founder of a pioneering network of charter schools that combine teacher-led instruction and self-paced student learning online. Summit piloted its first blended learning initiative in 2011, … Continue reading

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8 Online Learning Trends that are Changing the Learning Landscape

Seeking access to more and better learning opportunities, a state official called and asked about next generation K-12 online learning. Despite recent headlines, we’ve seen online learning make a big impact in K-12. And we see eight trends–some emerging from … Continue reading

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10 Social Media Competencies for 21st Century Teachers

Digital social networking is a game changer in the learning landscape. It is an invention that amounts in its importance and usefulness to the big inventions that marked all mankind history. In ancient times, cultures, in the absence of any … Continue reading

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15+ Ways of Teaching Every Student to Code (Even Without a Computer)

According to Code.org, 90 percent of U.S. schools are not teaching any computer science. Eyebrows were raised in 2013 as the U.K. passed a plan to educate every child how to code. In 2014, Barack Obama made history as the … Continue reading

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It’s Time to Get Rid of Education’s Sacred Cows

Education Needs More Questioning Practitioners It used to be that when I attended events with people outside the education tribe and told them what I did for a living, they would smile and say something like, “Education, that’s such an … Continue reading

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Competency-Based Education Approaches in K-12 Schools: Building 21 Model

Competency-based education (CBE) isn’t just gaining ground in higher ed: a number of K-12 educators from across the country are now embracing the approach—with promising results. In this first post of a two-part series, you’ll learn how educators from Philadelphia’s … Continue reading

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Exceptional Ideas and Practical Solutions for Next Gen Learning in K-12 Schools

Reimagining how students learn involves tackling a multidimensional challenge head-on. So when NGLC shifted its K-12 grantmaking away from middle school learning technologies to move toward whole school models that completely transformed learning, we knew we were challenging the field … Continue reading

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