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Next Generation Approaches to Certifying Student Readiness for Future Success

Meaningful qualifications are credentials and degrees awarded based on demonstrated mastery of the skills, knowledge and dispositions students need for success in higher education, the modern workforce and in life. More meaningful qualifications can motivate students, improve college persistence and … Continue reading

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ISTE Report: Redefining learning in a technology-driven world. A case to adopt the ISTE Standards for Students

The ISTE Standards for Students have been refreshed and the 2016 Standards are now available.   ISTE will next be refreshing the Teacher standards. This past June,  ISTE published the report:  “Redefining learning in a technology-driven world. A report to support … Continue reading

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Growing New Hampshire’s 21st Century Science Standards

K-12 Teachers across New Hampshire have been working towards 21st century learning experiences for our students for many years now. The current NH Science Framework will be transformed to improve the integration of content with scientific process skills and cross-cutting … Continue reading

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What Does it REALLY Mean to Do Standards-Based Grading?

How does a district implement high quality standards-based grading, and when is the right time? Chris Sturgis does her best to synthesize what she’s been learning from districts in two articles published on CompetencyWorks.   She encourages debate and the … Continue reading

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ISTE Releases the first draft of the new ISTE Standards for Students

Do today’s students need to be empowered learners, knowledge constructors, innovative designers? Should they be computational thinkers and global collaborators? Many of you believe they should. Today, ISTE is releasing the first draft of the new ISTE Standards for Students. … Continue reading

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10 keys to success in blended learning

Elementary teachers have seen the value of centers for a long time. Middle and high school teachers value collaboration and the ability to have more small group/ one on one time with their students. Here are 10 lessons I’ve learned … 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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