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What Will Digital Portfolios Mean for College-Bound Students?

by Holly Korbey on MindShift, March22, 2016 at http://ww2.kqed.org/mindshift/2016/03/22/what-will-digital-portfolios-mean-for-college-bound-students/ Sometime during the first few weeks of school at Montgomery Bell Academy, an independent, all-boys college preparatory school in Nashville, Tennessee, college counselor Ginny Maddux gathers all the ninth-graders in the … Continue reading

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5 Common Core priorities for the new school year

As schools gear up to dive back into learning, states that have adopted the Common Core State Standards are outlining their priorities and are identifying their top goals for the standards. The Common Core State Standards have been, and continue … Continue reading

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Use the Common Core. Use It Widely. Use It Well.

Many of us in higher education have observed an increasing number of students arriving at our doorstep not fully prepared to pursue a college degree. This is our collective problem as a nation. Our country, and our local communities, can … Continue reading

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