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How to Reduce Barriers to Family Engagement

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In a recent survey, 18,000+ parents and guardians were asked to share more about their barriers to engaging with their child’s school. Here are the most common barriers nationwide, and potential next steps for addressing these challenges.

40 “Teaching Madness” Indicators For Educators

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By John Hardison - In honor of March Madness, here is a checklist of 40 thoughts and indicators for my fellow educators to test your teaching “madness" level.

Smart Review | The New Art and Science of Teaching

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Robert Marzano’s book "The New Art and Science of Teaching" retains the magic of the original edition while approaching learning from a new perspective, reflecting the changing attitudes in education and the influence of growth mindset.

A Look Back At #SXSWedu2017 From A Leadership Perspective

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By: Jason Ribeiro. Here are four of my observations about what worked at #SXSWedu2017 from a leadership perspective, as well as recommendations for next year.

Implementing Restorative Practices In The Classroom

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History shows that suspension and expulsion of students does more harm than good, so my school has chosen to implement a new form of school discipline called Restorative Practices. Here are my observations on this approach so far.

Holacracy: Organizing For Change At District 51

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Holacracy is a system for self-organizing, so that as context changes, so can the organization. Here is more on how Mesa Valley County School District 51 is implementing this model internally as they shift to a competency-based education system.

Student-Centered Design Focused Learning at a Student-Led School

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One Stone students and educators share their thoughts on what really sets this student-led and directed nonprofit high school apart and what they feel really worked for them this first year.

Getting Smart Podcast | Denver Public School System Exemplifies A Healthy Educational Ecosystem

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In this podcast, Denver Public Schools education leaders share why their school system continues to lead when it comes to providing school choice for students and families.

What Do Students Really Think About Teaching and Learning?

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By: Dr. Mary Ann Wolf. As part of our Personalized Learning Summit this year, we intentionally led with student and teacher voices in order to infuse our work with a focus on outcomes, not process.

Smart Review | The Teacher Liberation Handbook

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The Teacher Liberation Handbook shares author Joel Hammon's journey as a public school teacher to co-founder of the Princeton Learning Cooperative, and provides advice for anyone interested in starting an alternative education organization.

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