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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.

Getting Smart on Closing the Opportunity Gap

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University Academy is a highly successful K–12 charter school located in Kansas City, MO, that implements the mindset and belief that all kids can achieve if provided the same opportunities afforded to those in the wealthiest communities.

Integrating Classroom Practice and Experimentation into Professional Learning

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When classroom practice is part of the professional development learning cycle, teachers are provided more time and space to try out new ideas, ensuring the implementation of new strategies and content reaches the most important audience—the students.

Learning Leadership Skills Outdoors: Place-Based Ed in the Puget Sound

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By: Roberta McFarland. Students in the Waskowitz Environmental Leadership & Service program participate in place-based learning experiences that help them develop leadership skills as well as choose their next steps for college and career.

Next Generation School Design

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A diverse group of education leaders recently gathered at the Digital Education Show in Dubai for a Getting Smart workshop to discuss best practices around new school design. Here are the results of their work.

25 Can’t-Miss Education Conferences in 2017

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Check out our 2017 list of 25 education conferences we think will be valuable opportunities for educators, startups and policy-makers to learn and engage with each other.

Three Ways to Design Better Classrooms and Learning Spaces

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By: Danish Kurani. When it comes to thinking about the design of classrooms, we are woefully behind. Here are three ways to plan new learning spaces for the ever-changing educational needs of future generations.

25 Reasons to Give Thanks for Teachers

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As we approach the holiday season, it is a great opportunity to give thanks to the many things teachers do every day to enrich the lives of students. Here are 25 teacher behaviors that we are grateful for in our educators.

Preparing #LifeReady Students Through World Language

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By: Renee A. Foose, Ed.D. The Howard County Public School System built a World Language Program its so students can enter today’s increasingly globalized world with in-demand, marketable skills and the cultural competency for college and careers.

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