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How to Create Experiences and Scale Environments That Change Lives

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Learn more about creating successful learning networks, where groups of like-minded schools support each other through a common vision, powerful learning experiences for both students and teachers, and common tools and systems.

The 5 Pillars of Whole School Transformation

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By: David Ross. Having concluded our recent study of 75 "Exemplar Schools" succeeding at providing 21st-century learning, we believe these are the foundational features necessary to transform into a 21st-century school.

Closing the Last Mile of Career Opportunity in Rural America

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By: Andrew Grover. Schools in rural America face unique challenges, but with them comes the opportunity to ignite innovative changes. Providing these students digital learning can unlock opportunities that would otherwise be unavailable to them.

Three Strategies that Helped Transform Our School

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By: Dr. Tim Webb. By focusing not just on academics but on changing our culture, reinventing the school day and providing students with SEL skills, our school's transformation results in two years have been nothing short of amazing.

Focusing on Literacy for 21st-Century Skill Building

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By: Dr. Joseph C. Barrow, Jr. In 2015, Georgia’s Department of Education replaced end-of-year assessments with a new test to incorporate more rigorous writing and literacy standards. Here's how our district strategically addressed this challenge.

Superhero Mindset Man Sparks Enthusiasm for Growth Mindset

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By: Michael Wilson. By relying on growth mindset students can achieve what they once thought they couldn’t, and our school's own superhero "Mindset Man" is there to help students tap into their potential to learn.

Really Ready Students in Action

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Recently we have been writing about what it means to be #ReallyReady for college, work and life, discussing five critical dimensions of readiness. Here are several examples of schools that implement these elements for their students.

The State of our Nation’s EdTech: How Schools are Changing

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By: Mary Jo Madda. In the final chapter of their yearlong research on the state of education technology, EdSurge shares how schools and districts across the U.S. are experimenting with learning models and technology to better prepare students for future success.

4 Key Elements of 21st Century Classroom Design

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By: McKenna Wierman. Despite huge changes in lifestyle and technology, today's classroom designed compared to the early 20th-century classroom are not significantly different. Here are four key elements to help bring classrooms into this century.

Tel Aviv University: Addressing Social Challenges with Online Learning

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Yuval Shraibman, CEO of Israel's TAU Online, shares more about how he and other education leaders in the country are working to find ways to bridge inequity and help all students succeed.

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