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David Haglund on Lessons Learned in Santa Ana

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As he transitions to a new role in a new district, David Haglund shares lessons learned during his time as deputy superintendent and chief academic officer for Santa Ana Unified School District.

Closing The Achievement Gap With The Power of Data

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The Education Equality Index (EEI) site recently released its national data analysis findings, providing insights from high achieving schools that could help close long-standing achievement gaps for students from underserved communities.

How to “Pick the Lock”: The Five Secrets to One Stone’s Success

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By: Kyle Wagner. One Stone thrives because it places students at the center. Here, I take a deeper look at the techniques they use to develop and maintain their culture.

AltSchool: Designing the Future of Learning

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For the past four years, AltSchool has been building a technology-enabled network to empower and connect families, students and teachers. Learn more about what else this innovative school is working toward.

Getting Smart Podcast | Student-Led One Stone is Transforming Boise

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One Stone is a student-led school in Boise, Idaho, that we think is one of the coolest schools in the country. Listen in as students who attend this innovative school share the benefits and lessons they've learned serving on its student-led board.

Modern Montessori: From Early Edu to High School

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At this year’s ASU-GSV Summit our team had the opportunity to facilitate a discussion on modern Montessori school models with a group of inspiring school leaders from around the country. Here's what we learned.

Getting Smart Podcast | Leadership for School Progress in Poway Unified

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Poway Unified School District Superintendent Dr. Marian Kim-Phelps and Joseph Erpelding, Principal of Design39 discuss leading for progress, empowering students and families to succeed and how to spread great ideas within a district.

A Maine School District’s Approach To Personalized Learning

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When districts are considering personalized learning, it's important for them to reflect on their own vision, culture and transparency. I asked RSU-2 Superintendent Bill Zima to share his insight on these three themes for his district's personalized learning journey.

Grad Requirements: From Know Science, To Do Science, To Automate Science

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Today's science classroom focus has shifted from 'knowing' to 'doing' and is supported by the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). Here are how leading schools are using NGSS and what experts think is next.

Your Fans Want You To Be Better, Not Different

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From studying the new book Superfandom, EdLeaders can learn three ways to best work with school and district 'fans' in order to shape a successful future.

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