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Alesha Bishop is a tech-savvy mom and a consultant for edtech companies. Alesha quickly recognized the value of the app market for children and families, co-creating Mom Maps--one of the first family-oriented apps--and co-founding the Moms with Apps developer group. She believes in the power of apps to create rich visual and tactile learning environments which can enhance the lives of all kids, especially those with learning differences.

Building a Kinder World: How Maker Education Can Solve Problems and Foster Empathy

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By providing tools and mindsets for real-world problem solving, maker education encourages the development of essential academic skills, creativity, and empathy. Alesha Bishop delivers a powerful blog on the integration of social emotional learning that equips students to invent solutions to the problems they see in the world.

Helping Students Prepare for Their Futures with LinkedIn

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LinkedIn has become an essential networking and professional development platform to use for the new global workforce.

New Message Manual to Improve and Create Consistent Communications in Education

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The William & Flora Hewlett Foundation, with the help of Hattaway Communications, recently released "Communicating a Shared Vision for Students and Education", a message manual designed to improve and enhance consistent communications about student success and educational equity.

CEO’s at Recess: Teaching Entrepreneurship in Elementary School

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How can we sustain and build on these innate drives once young children enter school? According to Alesha Bishop, one answer is teaching entrepreneurship education.

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.

Smart Review | Tech Out Your Class: 6 Projects to Meet Common Core &...

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We know that we need to help children become competent and comfortable with technology, and Amy Prosser’s book is a practical guide that can help both teachers and parents incorporate more technology into the work they do with children.

SXSWedu 2016: Inspiration and Innovation

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A first-time SXSWedu attendee shares some of her favorite panel discussions and innovative edtech from this year's conference.

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