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3 Ways to Plan for Diverse Learners: What Teachers Do

by John McCarthy, Education Consultant, Advocate for Student Voice in Learning on Edutopia at https://www.edutopia.org/blog/differentiated-instruction-ways-to-plan-john-mccarthy In The Wizard of Oz, Dorothy and crew are so intimidated by the Wizard’s enigmatic personality that they struggle to talk with him on equal … Continue reading

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Rock On! How I Taught Focus to a Class That Wouldn’t Sit Still

by Natalie Catlett, Practicing Artist & Art Teacher on Edutopia at https://www.edutopia.org/discussion/rock-how-i-taught-focus-class-wouldnt-sit-still As a teacher, every now and then we come across a class with an abundance of energy. Sometimes so much energy that teaching seems like an impossible mission. … Continue reading

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Digital Learning Enables Choice Within all Schools

This week President Trump called on Congress to pass a bill that increases school choice. This position by the President is no surprise as he appointed Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos who has devoted her philanthropic efforts towards school choice, … Continue reading

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Participate in Digital Learning Day 2017!

Digital Learning Day 2017 is less than one month away and our Digital Learning Day map is starting to fill up! 

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Free Webinar: Realizing Potential with Mindset

Complimentary 1.5-hour NAPE Webinar Wednesday, October 5, 2016 3-4:30 pm ET, 2-3:30 pm CT, 1-2:30 pm MT, 12-1:30PM PT Description This 90-minute virtual workshop can assist educators and counselors in transforming their practice to foster a growth mindset in themselves … Continue reading

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EdSurge Releases “Back to School: Fifty States Project” Guide

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—EdSurge, the go-to resource for education technology, is thrilled to release its latest collection of educator essays: “Going Back to School With the Fifty States Project, 2016.”

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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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