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4 Ways to Promote Student Accountability

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By Erin Werra. Students need skills like accountability to be ready for the future. Here are four ways educators can encourage and support accountability

Focus on the NOW, Not Always on the Future

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We are often talking about the future of learning but what if we focused on now? Emily Liebtag explores the power of students untapped passions right now.

A 21st Century Model of Special Education

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By: Megan Gross and Ace Parsi. Special needs students will be entering the same world as their peers, a world where rote tasks are increasingly automated or outsourced. And yet we do little to prepare them for their future.

Advisory Online: The Role of Learning Success Coaches

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ASU Prep Digital chooses to call their advisors Learning Success Coaches. May Huang shares how ASU Prep Digital is providing advisory to their online students and why the word advisor isn't used.

Preparing Students for Career Success

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By: Tyler Fugazzie. Many students don’t feel prepared for the working world. Students who do feel prepared for work may be less prepared than they realize. Or they may be prepared for work that no longer exists. This post explores ways to address these challenges.

ACT, Leader in Measurement, Shifts to Focus to Student Success

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The nonprofit developer of the ACT test has been expanding beyond traditional measurement to new and broader ways to promote education and workplace success.

Demystifying Nuance: Designing for Learning Outcomes

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Dr. Tyler S. Thigpen. Today, more and more educators are committing themselves to designing learning environments that cultivate a broader, more holistic set of student outcomes. But identifying learning outcomes isn't enough. A students goals and challenges will impact each outcome in different ways.

3 Ways to Help Educators Develop Social Emotional Skills

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By: Jessica Lovins. Helping adults develop their social-emotional skills allows them to support, engage, and teach these critical life skills to students. In this post, we look at some good ways to train staff in this important area.

How I Know: Austin ISD Focuses on Social Emotional Learning

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Austin ISD emphasizes the importance of relationships as a common thread that helps the district integrate efforts around two of their key focus areas: formative assessment practice and Social Emotional Learning (SEL). Learn more here.

Smart Review | Inventing Ourselves: The Secret Life of the Teenage Brain

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In Inventing Ourselves: The Secret Life of the Teenage Brain, Sarah-Jayne Blakemore uses neuroscience to push back on long-held negative perceptions about teenagers to reframe adolescence as a unique and actually productive developmental period. Learn more here.

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