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Cameron Paterson is a Getting Smart Staff Writer, and is the Head of Learning and Teaching at Shore School in Australia. Follow him on Twitter: @cpaterso

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.

Entrepreneurship in K-12 Education

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We don’t have to prepare students for jobs that do not yet exist, but we do have to prepare them to be agile and adaptable in the face of profound shifts. Entrepreneurship education is a good way to do this.

Artificial Intelligence in Education: Where It’s At, Where It’s Headed

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Artificial intelligence is predicted to fundamentally alter the nature of society by 2040. Investment in AI start-ups was estimated at $6-$9 billion in 2016, up from US$415 million four years earlier. Here's what that means for education.

The Value of Establishing a Culture of Thinking in the Classroom

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Strategies focused on ingraining cultures of thinking have been game changers in many of today’s classrooms. In this post, we look at what that means for you and your classroom.

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