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What Happens When We Do School Better?

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Doris Korda explains how students in the Columbus City Schools have the option to participate in Options for Success (OFS) to avoid missing out on valuable learning opportunities.

Helping Students Prepare for Their Futures with LinkedIn

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LinkedIn has become an essential networking and professional development platform to use for the new global workforce.

4 Reasons to Attend the Inaugural Digital Learning Annual Conference

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If you're not already planning to be part of the inaugural Digital Learning Annual Conference in Austin this spring, you should add it to your list. Here are four reasons why (hint: one reason may be a discount code just for our readers) we think you should attend!

Post-Secondary Preparation Through Guidance and Advisement

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By: Kiara Lewis. We all play a role in student success, meaning parents, teachers, counselors, advisors, and even peers. This factor alone is a key motivator of why advisory is so important and why it should be a priority in our schools. The methods we use to guide and advise our students are like puzzle pieces to their now and their future.

Creating a More Inclusive School Community Starts With Intentional Support for Teachers

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By: Nichelle Bowes, Ed.D. Once we build the pathways into teaching, we have to think about how to best support our aspiring and veteran educators to successfully support each of their students. Nichelle Bowes offers a few lessons she has learned through her career.

Nine Faculty Trends to Watch in 2019

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By: Eran Ben-Ari. In 2018 higher education’s attention was on student activism, debates about safe spaces, and the regulation of for-profit colleges. Faculty members were at the center of many of those conversations and Eran Ben-Ari, Top Hat’s Chief Product Officer, expects they will continue to be the hub of many of the trends emerging in 2019. To peek ahead, he presents nine faculty trends to watch in the coming year.

How the Micro-Credential Revolution is Transforming Professional Learning

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Listen in to this week's new podcast episode to hear from Tom Vander Ark and BloomBoard's Jason Lange on how micro-credentials have the power to transform professional learning for educators, making it competency-based and personalized.

Video Coaching for Professional Learning

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When we talk about teaching and learning, technology is always looked to as powerful to transform the process in the classroom. Teachers effective identify tools to help their students learn. The same can and should be said about professional learning. As classroom teaching changes and adapts with technology, how will professional learning follow suit? How can we use technology to enhance professional learning?

PODs in Action: Teachers Engage in Productive Peer Feedback

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By: Mary Ryerse, Tamara Hall, and Michelle Berkeley. Incorporating new methods and tools like the POD cycle can have a significant and meaningful impact on the success of a formative assessment classroom.

Building a Collaborative Culture: From Inspiration to Application

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By: Mary Ryerse and Bob Rosenfeld. Creating a collaborative culture takes time and remains a continual process. This post explores how formative assessment can help.

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