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Getting Smart Podcast | Boise Is Alive With Possibility

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Gordon Jones, Dean of Boise State University's College of Innovation and Design, discusses how the college focuses on incubating the most innovative and exciting ideas in higher education today.

Getting Smart Podcast | A Successful Quest For An Early College Solution

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The principal and students of Quest Early College High School discuss how the Early College system works, the differences between attending Quest versus attending traditional high school and what they love about their early college school.

Are Today’s Students Really Ready for College, Work and Life?

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By: Jean Sharp. What are the most essential skills today’s students need to be prepared for the next step? How can teachers, schools and districts ensure all students are prepared for the future? Find out here.

Using Technology and Motivation to Reach Adult Learners

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By: Mary Murphy. As any good educator knows, we humans never stop learning. Here's how my district is engaging adult learners from all walks of life in post-secondary education programs.

11 Essentials For Maximum Impact on Student College Prep Success

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AVID is an academic support program that helps typically underrepresented students succeed in challenging college prep courses and prepare for college by focusing on successfully implementing 11 "essentials" identified for maximum impact.

Three Ways to Use Microlearning in Higher Education Classrooms

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By: Blake Beaus. Higher education is no longer a world of physical textbooks and hour-long presentations, so implementing microlearning (a great employee onboarding tool in corporate learning) could help meet the needs of today's college students.

Smart List: 25 CTE Innovations and Innovators

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Career and Technical Education will become an even more important aspect of lifelong and post-secondary learning as the world shifts toward the gig and project-based economy. Today, we are recognizing 25 CTE innovations and innovators that are setting up programs to educate people of all ages to prepare them for the changes to come.

The Three Keys to College Persistence

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By: Michelle Berkeley. 30% of college students drop out of their first year, and across the country we're hearing about the importance of getting students adequately prepared to succeed in college. Here are the three keys to these efforts.

A Science Program That Goes Beyond the Lab

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By: Aileen Yoo. Klamath Connection is a science program helping students connect science, traditional ecological knowledge and communities to solve pressing issues facing the ecosystem. Learn more about it here.

10 Reasons Why Lifelong Learning is the Only Option

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Many have spoken about the importance of fostering an enduring love of learning and ongoing growth, and it will continue to grow in importance in the coming years. In this post, we talk about why that is, and what shapes lifelong learning can take.

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