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Black Girls CODE Building Tech Exploration Lab in New York

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A look at the new tech exploration lab coming to New York City to help empower the next-generation of women and tech leaders.

Life After School: Preparing Students with Disabilities for Success

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By: Dr. Amy Spriggs. Research has shown that participation in vocational training or job-related activities in high school can lead to better post-school outcomes for individuals with autism and other disabilities. Learn more here.

Find a Way to Yes: 9 Leadership Lessons from Pam Moran

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Dr. Pam Moran has been a staff member of Albemarle County Public Schools for 32 years and after a dozen years as superintendent, she is retiring. While she has quietly become a leading educator, Moran's work speaks for itself. Here are nine lessons in leadership from Moran.

The Future of Learner Experience (LX)

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Our team recently got together with innovative educators and brilliant learners to discuss the future of learner experiences. Learning surrounds us. As we walked and talked, we uncovered that the future of LX is now.

Powerful Learning Experiences: Why All Students Deserve Access

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It is only by equalizing access to opportunities for powerful learning (by providing authentic, student-centered experiences) for all students that we will close the experience gap.

Cookie Cutters and False Expectations

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Our current system puts students at a disadvantage as they prepare for their future because it assesses students with only one type of assessment and builds metrics based on the acquisition of knowledge using a standardized curriculum. That is a “one size fits all” model in a world that needs individual thinkers, learners, problem solvers, and doers.

Equity and Innovation at NewSchools Summit

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With a call to leverage diversity for innovations in learning, Stacey Childress opened the 2018 NewSchools Summit (#NSVFsummit) in San Francisco. The national nonprofit catalyzes new schools, encourages better EdTech tools and develops diverse EdLeaders. Tom shares highlights from the summit and more.

Creating New (and Unexpected) Opportunities for Equity

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By: Jason McKenna. Any successful school intervention needs to include training and support for teachers. Culturally Responsive Pedagogy applies that same concept to the greater issue of equity.

Author Todd Rose: Learning is Personal, So is Success

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A look into the work of Todd Rose, his upcoming book, "Dark Horse," and why learning and success must be and are so personal.

Working with Special Needs Students: What Do All Teachers Need to Know?

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All teachers need to be invested in providing for all students. We also need to make sure that the families have access to the information and resources they need in order to provide support at home as well. By setting up a means of communicating with our colleagues, the families, and continuing to look for and share resources, it becomes easier to facilitate the best possible learning opportunities for all students.

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