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The Future of Work Is the Future of Lifelong Learning

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In order to engrain the habits of metacognition and continuous improvement into both ourselves and those we serve, we need actionable behaviors that we can personally model before we will be able to develop structures and cultures that will encourage those skills.

Scaling Formative Assessment: The How I Know Project

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We're excited to announce the launch of a new initiative, sponsored by the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation, designed to help teachers more effectively implement formative assessment. Learn more here.

Sketchnoting 101: Students Making the Invisible, Visible

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Sketchnoting is an exciting add-on to the practices within your classroom, and is very aligned with a design thinking mindset. It provides students with a creative outlet for discovery and a wonderful opportunity to demonstrate vulnerability in learning new things.

Unlearn to Learn: 6 Non-Negotiables of High Quality Professional Learning

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As instructional leaders craft professional development in any format, it is important to assess the flow and structure of what you are creating. Like all endeavors, practice fuels improvement.

Edu-lutions (Happy New Year)

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What is your #EduResolution? How can you help create the future of learning? This New Years we encourage you to recommit or redefine your goals and we've created a handy tool to help!

Easy Ideas for Pleasant Holiday PD

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Some educators find the thought of professional development during holidays anathema, while others enjoy finding a quiet meditative moment to explore new ideas. Creativity tends to strike when we are in the shower or on a quiet walk, and holidays can provide this brain space.

12 Ideas for Your End of The Year Reading

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From blog posts, to Smart Bundles, to white papers, here's 12 of our favorite resources to include in your reading list this month. Check these off your reading list before the new year!

Getting Smart Podcast | How Personalized Learning is Transforming Adult Education

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In this week's episode, listen in to a conversation on adult education with Tom Arnett, Senior Research Fellow at the Christensen Institute. Tom shares trends, tech, entrepreneurship in curriculum and orgs adopting blended learning.

Competency-Based Micro-credentials are Transforming Professional Learning

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It's time to make way for micro-credentials -- the future of professional learning. There is nothing micro about how competency-based credentials have the potential to change the professional learning game on a MACRO-level.

27 Can’t-Miss Education Conferences for 2018

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Check out our 2018 list of 27 education conferences we think will be valuable opportunities for educators, district leaders, startups and policy-makers to learn and engage with each other.

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