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Erik Day

Erik Day
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Erik is a Coordinator at Getting Smart known for his knack for sniffing out interesting stories, managing and producing content, and digital marketing. Follow him on Twitter: @ErkDay.

Taking the Long View on Policies for Competency-Based Education

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This new report provides a holistic look at the culture surrounding, and possible improvements for, current efforts to achieve competency-based education. Learn more here.

5 Fresh Ways to Have Your Next “Shower Thought” Revelation

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We all know the feeling. That feeling when you know there’s a solution to the challenge you’re facing, and it’s just beyond the tip of your tongue, and it’s been there for days, or maybe even weeks. What you’re looking for is a “shower thought” revelation.

SEL Interventions Under ESSA, According to RAND Corporation

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Social-emotional skills will be in high demand in the coming decades. In this post, we summarize a valuable new report from RAND Corporation on SEL interventions whose outcomes meet evidence requirements put forth under ESSA.

What the End of Net Neutrality Would Mean for Education

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This week, the FCC will hold a vote on what is likely to be one of the most important issues of 2017: net neutrality. In this post, we look at what effects that could have on education.

How Can We Bring Coding into Authentic PBL?

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How can coding be integrated into authentic PBL? Perhaps more importantly, how can we develop a scalable solution accessible to all?

How The Village School Puts Coding at the Center of Their Approach

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Today marks the beginning of Computer Science Education Week. With the future of work rapidly changing, it would be hard to overstate the importance of the subject. To start the week out strong, today we’re highlighting a school that’s placed coding at the core of what they do.

K12 Insight Facilitating District Customer Service

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Effectively addressing complaints and concerns at the district level can be time-consuming enough to distract from innovations in actual learner experiences, which in most cases should be a higher priority. In this post, we look at a tool that can help.

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