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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

Improving Organizational Culture: Discovering Your Core Strengths

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Organizations are comprised of unique individuals with varying strengths and talents who are all working together to carry out the organization’s mission, vision, and personality. Strengths assessments are great tools to help an individual uncover their strengths and talents.

Denver’s CUBE: Reimagining the High School Experience

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Opening in August of 2019, the Cube School is reimagining education through encouraging students to pursue their passions and providing them with opportunities to work on meaningful, real-world projects.

Transforming Education from the Inside Out: Singapore American School

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Singapore American Schools proves that even large institutions, with excellent programming results, can continually improve in order to do what's best for all students. Read more about their success in this new case study.

Smart Review | Courageous Conversations About Race

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A review of Author Glenn Singleton's latest book that encourages honest conversations about race and offers implementation strategies for achieving race equity in schools, improving student performance.

A Teacher’s Perspective on the Importance of Sharing Students’ Learning

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By: Erik Ray and Janice Walton. In the last blog of the Share Your Learning series, Erik Ray and Janice Walton discuss how student engagement increases when students share their learning.

8 Reasons Why Students Should Share Their Work

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In part three of a four-part series about how student engagement increases when students share their learning. Janice Walton provides eight reasons why it is important for students to share their work.

Improving Organizational Culture: The What vs. The Why

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The start of a new year is a great time to take a personal, team, and organization pulse and set intentions which will help carry you throughout the year. One helpful exercise for all organizations to go through is to reexamine both the organization’s “why” and each team member’s personal “why”.

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