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Megan Mead is an education advocate and blog contributor at Getting Smart. Follow her on Twitter @MegMarMe.

Family Checklist | Is Your Child’s School Student Centered?

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In honor of our Smart Parents: Parenting for Powerful Learning one year anniversary, here is a checklist for parents who want to learn more about what student-centered learning looks like and whether or not it is happening in their student's school.

An Ambitious Plan to Make the Nation Proud of its Public Schools

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New Tech Network sees a future where our nation is proud of its public schools, a goal its leaders are aiming for based on NTN's tangible success in redesigning 200 schools within districts.

Do You Have A Blended Learning Department? You Should.

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Washington, D.C., is an interesting place for education, as we recently witnessed while touring schools there with a group from Kansas City to learn more about what the district has done to blended and personalized learning.

Getting to Know Stuart Udell: Q&A with New K12 Inc CEO

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Megan has a Q&A with Stuart Udell, K12 Inc.'s new CEO, and they discuss his thoughts on several topics including dropout prevention, online learning and his future plans for K12.

4 Ways to Use Project-Based Learning to Support English Language Learners

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A growing number of educators are using innovative project-based learning approaches to teach English through content and through the use of comprehensible input. Leading educators explain why and how they are doing this in classrooms across the United States.

Interaction With Digital Content: 5 Actions to Look For In Your Students’ Online Experience

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If your digital curriculum is simply digitizing your textbook, then you are missing out on the opportunity for genuine personalization, active engagement and increased outcomes. Watch for these 5 verbs that signal active engagement in the online experience.

Getting Smart Podcast | The Future of Blended Learning

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In this episode we look to the future of blended learning, from the current issue of its multiple definitions to schools leading in next-gen models, from the importance of blended and personalized learning for educators to the growing importance of having a guiding vision for implementation.

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