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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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SpeakUp 2018 Launched on Monday, October 15

The National SpeakUp campaign launched yesterday with a great Speak Up 101 webinar.  We’re looking forward to another great Speak Up season!  Dr.Julie Evans shared important and interesting information regarding participation in the SpeakUp survey and what it could mean … Continue reading

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Seniors Receive Tech Support from New Hampshire Students

Computer-savvy students share their expertise with seniors struggling with today’s technology. (TNS) — LONDONDERRY — Renata Dryer came to the senior center with a list of things she wanted to accomplish. That included learning how to send text messages and … Continue reading

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Have e-days gained enough traction to usurp the snow day?

To many K-12 students, there’s only one thing that’s as exciting as summer vacation: unexpected days off during the winter. Snow days can offer students a welcome break from their regular schedules, with time to goof off, catch up on studies, … Continue reading

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Education as a Public Good

by Tom Vander Ark This fall, about 50 million students will return to American public schools. That will include three million students attending more than 7,100 public charter schools. While it’s hard to count, a couple million of these students … Continue reading

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Speak Up Surveys Open Next Week. Register your School now!

Speak Up News, October 2014 In this newsletter, you will find information regarding… Speak Up 2014 launches next Monday! Register today, surveys are available October 6th- December 19th, 2014 Register as your school or district’s primary contact: Stay up to … 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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