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Janice Walton

Janice Walton
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Janice is a Manager at Getting Smart. She advocates for and advises learning organizations focused on innovations in teaching and learning, and is known for her work in teacher leadership, global education, and STEM. You can connect with Janice on Twitter @JaniceWard09

Global Dignity Day: Teaching Compassion, Understanding and Tolerance

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Global Dignity Day is a day dedicated to teaching learners how to “tap into values of kindness, understanding, tolerance, and compassion.” Learn how you can participate.

School’s Out: What If Schools, As We Know Them, Didn’t Exist?

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The School’s Out paper sets up an entry point for learner-centered leaders and their communities to imagine education from a blank slate, while maintaining an honest commitment to developing actionable ideas.

Students Learn Project Management From HQPBL Experiences

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The future of work will require that individuals are prepared to manage a multitude of project. The PMI Educational Foundation believes in the power of project-management. Here’s how they’re supporting educators and students in learning effective project-management through PBL lessons and how teachers are integrating project management skills into their practice.

Give Greatness: Recognizing Teachers Who Inspire Us

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Teachers are more than just educators. They are our coaches, our confidants, our counselors and so much more. They shape us in ways we never thought possible. It’s time to give back and say thank you to the teachers who made the biggest impact on our lives.

South Carolina’s Statewide Movement to Personalize Learning

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Across South Carolina, there is a movement to personalize learning for all students. Some districts in the state have even spearheaded their own initiatives, and the state is working to use them as "learning labs" for others. Here, we take a detailed look at their progress so far.

Infographic | Providing Students a Path to Being Really Ready

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By: Janice Walton. As schools and districts across the country prepare students for life beyond secondary school, a key focus must be on ensuring these students are really ready to enter college and/or career.

Global Dignity Launch Materials to Encourage Development of Dignity

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As the world becomes more and more interconnected, there are increased opportunities to interact across boundaries and borders. We see almost daily instances where those interactions can be uplifting and positive, but far too often we hear of instances of ugliness in the world. So what can we be done?

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