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Caroline is President of Getting Smart. Follow Caroline on Twitter, @Cvanderark.

Neuroscience Symposium

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MIND Research Institute, the makers of ST Math are hosting a Neuroscience Symposium: The Neural Foundation for Learning Math in Los Angeles, Calif. on Wednesday, February 20th. ST Math is a visual based blended learning math program. Founder Matthew Peterson will lead the events of the day with a hands-on experience for the audience.

It’s All About Culture at Acton Academy

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From the moment you arrive at Acton Academy in Austin, Texas you can tell this school is different. Culture oozes from every ounce of the staff and students. By 8:00am students are lining up to run into their classrooms even though school does not start until 8:30am.

Infographic: Are You Going BYOD?

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As another school year begins many leaders will again question whether or not to implement a Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) or Technology (BYOT) policy in their classrooms. The infographic below highlights many of the pros and cons to letting students use personal devices in the classrooms.

FounderDating Education Connects Education Passion and Entrepreneurship

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On Wednesday, FounderDating and Teach For America launched FounderDating Education. FounderDating is an online network that connects entrepreneurs to potential co-founders on an invite-only network. All applicants are screened to ensure quality and balance of the network. Through this application process, FounderDating learned that even though education was not listed as a subject area there was a large interest based on user profiles. Applicants truly drove this expansion process.

Book Review: Born to Rise

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From the minute you pick up Deborah Kenny's book wrapped in star endorsements from the likes of John Legend and Hugh Jackman, you know she must be doing something right. Kenny is Founder and CEO of the successful network of public charter schools known as Harlem Village Academies.

Foundations Urged to Utilize Return-Seeking Investments as Part of Their Impact Strategy

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In a paper released today, three experienced investors suggest that recent changes make it possible to produce a substantial impact and achieve market rate returns. Learning Returns: Impact Investing at the Education Turning Point, is the first paper in a series focused on accelerating and improving the shift to personal digital learning.

Review: Creating Innovators

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Innovative education advocate Tony Wagner makes the case for preparing students for the innovation-driven economy in latest book. Profiles of successful young innovators are paired Microsoft Tags that link to original videos produced by filmmaker Robert A. Compton, to help enhance content understanding.

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