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Catherine Wedgwood

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Catherine is a communication specialist. Follow her on Twitter at @C_Wedgwood.
Two girls using microscopes, a fun way to get more girls involved in STEM

Empowering Girls to Become Future STEM Stars

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I had the opportunity to interview Blair Blackwell of Chevron and Nikole Collins-Puri of Techbridge Girls about how we can all help empower the next generation of female STEM leaders.

Getting Smart Podcast | The Voices of Tomorrow’s Leaders

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Student leaders at this year's iNACOL's Symposium shared how they reimagined and personalized their own educations to overcome many challenges in their lives and succeed in school.

Closing the Opportunity Gap at Cross County High School

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When district leaders in Arkansas' Cross County District realized their students were enrolling in postsecondary opportunities at a rate far lower than the average, they built this award-winning program that is helping close the opportunity gap for their students.

10 Top Educational Apps for Students

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Finding free, quality educational apps for students can be a challenge. Here are ten free, top rated apps for preschool through high school students on a variety of topics.

Getting Smart Podcast | Schools Can (and Should) Measure Noncognitive Skills

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In this podcast, Megan and Cat speak with expert Jonathan Martin about the importance of schools measuring students' noncognitive skills, and answer some of the FAQs around the benefits of doing so for schools and students.

Smart Review | Science Popularity Picks Up Steam with littleBits STEAM Student Set

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This Smart Review features the littleBits STEAM Student Set, tested by our expert fourth and fifth grade students to see if it was a user-friendly way to have fun while encouraging learning through invention and creation.

Getting Smart Podcast | Principals Supporting Teachers as Curriculum Designers

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In this podcast, R.L. Stevenson Elementary principal Michael Corneau shares how he helped his teachers help students by designing curriculum using Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC), eventually turning his school into an "LDC school."

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