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Brené Brown, SXSWedu 2017 Keynote, Daring Classrooms

“The Revolution will not be televised, it will be in your classrooms.” – Brene Brown We need to understand how scarcity affects the way we lead and teach, we have to engage with vulnerability and we need to learn how … Continue reading

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How a Bigger Purpose Can Motivate Students to Learn

A few years ago, psychologist David Yeager and his colleagues noticed something interesting while interviewing high school students in the San Francisco Bay Area about their hopes, dreams and life goals. It was no surprise that students often said that … Continue reading

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NHGA, NHEdGIS & NHDOE Receives Special Achievement Award for Exceptional Application of Geospatial Technology

Redlands, California—July 16, 2014— NHGA, NHEdGIS & NHDOE received a Special Achievement in GIS (SAG) Award at the Esri International User Conference (Esri UC) in San Diego, California held July 16, 2014. This award acknowledges vision, leadership, hard work, and … Continue reading

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To Close the Achievement Gap, We Need to Close the Teaching Gap

For years now, educators have looked to international tests as a yardstick to measure how well U.S. students are learning 21st-century skills compared to their peers. The answer has been: not so well. The U.S. has been falling further behind … Continue reading

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Competency Based Education: A Clear Advantage

Give competency-based education a chance What if students earned college credit for what they learn and can do, rather than the amount of time they spend sitting in a classroom seat? A movement is starting around the country to do … Continue reading

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