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Book Review: Digital for Good

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Eric Nentrup reviews "Digital for Good: Raising Kids to Thrive in an Online World" a book by Richard Culatta, CEO of ISTE.

Equity and ESSER: How Schools Can Embrace a Participatory Approach to Amplify Family Voices in Budget Planning

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Schools across the country have a welcome task this summer: deciding how to spend a windfall in federal stimulus funds. Brooklyn Lab is doing that by asking families for their insights.

It’s Time To Reimagine the K-12 Content Map

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By: Antonia Rudenstine. What if the purpose of school were not assimilation, or social reproduction, but liberation? In the spirit of centering the lived experiences, identities, and needs of young people, reDesign is convening 250 content experts across 25 disciplines, with diverse backgrounds, funds of knowledge, perspectives, and geolocations to redefine the “canon” of K-12 content. 

Perfect Storm: Toughest Year Ever Ahead for Schools

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As perplexing as this spring has been, the next school year could be the toughest ever. It looks complicated and challenging. it will be critical for school districts to be agile in their response to the crisis.

What Will it Take To Achieve Equity in Education?

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By: Jessica Reid Sliwerski. Open educational resources make curricula freely accessible to all. Companies like Open Up Resources provides a holistic solution, incubating and distributing top-rated OER while offering professional learning opportunities and implementation support.

Students and Phones: Symbolizing The Battle Between Tradition and Transformation

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Banning cell phones only model compliance vs. real-world need to have social, cultural and professional environments. We need to teach, model and work towards creative solutions vs. making it a simple disciplinary concept.

How States Can Jumpstart the Future of Learning

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State policymakers can prepare students for the future by ensuring all kids have educational opportunities and skills needed for the future of work.

Using Design Thinking with Districts to Improve Formative Assessment Practice

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By: Kate Sullivan Frades & Brinnie Ramsey. Improving formative assessment practices through design thinking can prove to be a productive challenge in school districts with well-established policies.

Kansas City High Schools Add Real-World Learning

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The largest effort to make high school more valuable—to young people and their communities—is underway in the six-county, two-state Kansas City metro area.

Build Support, Innovate, Repeat: Agile Public Education in Colorado

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By: Tom Vander Ark. With thoughtful sustained leadership, big school districts can earn community trust, establish and maintain rigorous academic standards, and become agile—even innovative. This is one district's story.

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