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Personalized Learning: Enabling Student Voice and Choice Through Projects

Overview Addressing four teenagers standing at the front of the classroom, Gary Hook, a history teacher at Nashville Big Picture High School, told them, “I’m going to give you $100,000 for 20 percent equity in the company. I need to … Continue reading

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Low-Performing Detroit Middle School Eliminates Grade Levels, Goes Blended

“I’m a level 11 in math, and a level 9 in English, but I’m trying really hard to move up,” I heard from a student who I believed to be a 5th grader. Huh? In July 2013, Matchbook Learning, a … Continue reading

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Lessons from the American Civil Rights Movement

Live, Interactive Webcast on April 10, 2014 11:00 – 11:30 am EDT and 1:00 – 1:30 pm EDT Use Project C, Lessons from the American Civil Rights Movement, to engage your students in the study of today’s civil rights issues! … Continue reading

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7 Characteristics of an Innovative Educator

What are the characteristics of an innovative educator? Reflective – As an educator, it is important to reflect on what is working and what is not. Learners – An innovative educator is always learning, reading, listening. Creative – When I … Continue reading

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Lowering education’s cost through free or open source tech

In today’s economy, schools are looking for innovative ways of serving the public by using lower-cost resources while not compromising on quality and service. Many schools do incorporate innovative methods to integrate technology in the classroom. However, when it comes … Continue reading

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