Innov8: Summer is Here!
It’s that time of year again – the weather is beautiful, graduation parties have begun, and students (and teachers) are counting down their final days in the classroom.
But before you put down your #2 pencils and run for the door, check out these eight stories featuring the latest education resources and innovations in learning!
#NewSchools & #EdTech Tools
1) CBE Toolkit
Check out this new resource on innovative districts tackling CBE from @DigitalPromise and @EdElements! https://t.co/NLkMEONTBX
— Scott Johns (@scottpjohns) May 23, 2017
This should be a great new resource with some useful example for those looking to lay the foundations for Competency-Based Education.
2) CBE Landscape Report
Check out this new research on #CompetencyEd from @ExcelinEd and @EdCounselDC! – https://t.co/hpSFePawWT @azkarla
— ExcelinEd (@ExcelinEd) May 22, 2017
The landscape for Competency-Based Education is vibrant and far-reaching (see our piece on what New Zealand has been up to).
Texas ASCD, USAA and Discovery Education Launch New STEM and Financial Literacy Program https://t.co/MlB0WOEzy8 #ISTE2017 #ISTE17
— Julie Brannon (@Julia_Brannon) May 19, 2017
Financial Literacy is an Important Component of College, Career and Life Readiness.
4) Cloud Cluster
Google is giving a cluster of 1,000 Cloud TPUs to researchers for free https://t.co/gX4VIHY7mW pic.twitter.com/qNFTHnaAn6
— Emilio Ferrara (@emilio__ferrara) May 18, 2017
5) AI in HigherEd
AI is one of the things that excites us most out of everything that’s coming next in HigherEd.
6) Following Finland
Meet @sannigrahn—she’s getting EVERYBODY #teachers #principals involved in #Finland #Edpolicy! https://t.co/NvezB9lxvM pic.twitter.com/e1xGNPatdj
— All Around the Globe (@all_globe) May 23, 2017
Empowered educators lead to better student outcomes, and this looks like a great way to give teachers the motivation they deserve.
Deeper, Further, Faster #HigherEd
7) Microcampus Potential
Are #microcampuses the future of international expansion in #highered? https://t.co/uc1DvbGkvt @insidehighered @UofA pic.twitter.com/WLTvQ7ePbe
— Dave Jarrat (@djarrat) May 23, 2017
Have you been keeping your eye on upcoming trends in higher education?
#Teachers & #EdLeaders
8) Engaging Parents Webinar
SchoolMessenger solutions webinar on results of school-parent engagement survey June 1, 11 am Pacific/2 pm Eastern. https://t.co/LwVuSUo1Or
— Education Talk Radio (@edutalkradio) May 23, 2017
If this webinar piques your interest, we have some ideas that can help you reduce barriers to parent engagement.
Have a news item you’d like us to consider for next Wednesday’s edition? Tweet us @Getting_Smart using #innov8 or to email [email protected] with “Innov8” in the subject line. For more ideas on what type of stories we run, check out the full Innov8 series on our blog.
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