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Susan Lucille Davis

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Susan Davis is an education blogger, strategist, and consultant in Fort Worth, Texas. She also designs professional development programs for the Association of Technology Leaders in Independent Schools. You can follow her on Twitter @suludavis.

Providing Contextualized Learning Through Mentorship

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Too often school initiatives, whether they promote technology or grammar or social-emotional wellness, are offered up in a void. They have no real context in which to unfold. Mentorship offers an alternative.

Making Their Own Learning: Students Review Two Helpful Apps

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Although we often think young people are wasting time on the web, I’ve known many students who also scour it for tools that can help them study and learn. Here are two such students reviewing education apps they use and find helpful.

Smart Review | The Flexible ELA Classroom

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Amber Chandler's new book can inform a range of disciplines, serve the needs of public or private schools, and help anyone who deals in discipline-specific vocabulary, reading, presentations or projects.

Olympic Dreaming: 5 Ways to Connect Kids Globally

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Talking with students about global connectedness while the Olympics are still relevant is a great way to begin the school year and a perfect time to participate in “The Great Global Project Challenge.”

Beginnings Matter: Start The School Year Off Right

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As you begin a new school year, what is the message you really want to send? Let these first lessons and encounters be the beginning of the change you want to see in the classroom and in your profession.

4 Projects for Building Global Connections

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We can begin a practice of global education first by leaning in, then making friends, sharing passions, and collaborating to take action about what matters.

Are You Ready to Be a Change-Agent for Agency?

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It’s time that we let go and gave back our students’ agency to learn. It’s time that we gave up the controls, so that our students can learn how to drive their own learning lives, time that we took control of our own learning to help our kids.