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Dr. Justin Aglio has served as a teacher and award-winning principal, and is now the Director of Academic Achievement and District Innovation at Montour School District in Pennsylvania. In addition to his duties at Montour, he also serves as a Visiting LearnLab Fellow at Carnegie Mellon University's Human-Computer Interaction Institute in the School of Computer Science. You can connect with him on Twitter: @JustinAglio.

10 (Interpersonal) Traits of Innovative School Leaders

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There is no perfect recipe to be an effective and innovative school leader. However, there are traits and interpersonal skills that are essential to the mindset. This post explores what those are. This post explores the traits and interpersonal skills that are essential to the mindset of successful innovative leaders

A Tool for Finding Better Ways Forward in Everyday Challenges: Innovators’ Compass

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What is the Innovators' Compass? It's a powerful tool that helps people move forward in any challenge, big or small—in one usable, shareable picture.

NoRILLA: Mixed Reality That Improves Learning

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This new mixed reality tool is currently in several school districts and informal learning spaces, and is a great example of how VR/AR-based learning experiences can bring the joy of learning and collaboration to every child.

Coming This Fall to Montour School District: America’s First Public School AI Program

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Beginning in the fall of 2018, Montour School District will offer a new program in AI, providing students with a myriad of opportunities to explore and experience AI, using it to cultivate, nurture, and enhance initiatives aimed at increasing the public good. Learn more here.

What Does Space Exploration Look Like in K-12 Education?

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As space exploration is currently being refocused, it is also a good time for educators to consider how they might approach space exploration in the classroom.

Sharing: The New Superpower

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As a species, we’ve reached a point where we’re good enough at production to feed, clothe, and connect everyone on the planet--we just haven’t figured out how to share the bounty of our production, or how to do it sustainably. How we share will shape the next 50 years of human existence.

5 Tips for Building a Maker Culture of Equity and Inclusion

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When students have an environment that is inclusive, they are more confident and creative. They are then better able to create a love of learning, which is when unexpected ideas happen--and we need new ideas.