Getting Through

Teaching Online in the Time of Coronavirus

By: Norton Gusky. In collaboration with his educational colleagues, Norton Gusky identifies ways to redesign learning using the online platform that is their only option for instruction right now.

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Leadership

The Need for a High Quality PBL Framework

PBL is increasingly recognized as a powerful instructional practice, and there is a growing need for guidance and support in its facilitation. Learn more about how education leaders worldwide are working to design and craft a Model for High-Quality PBL.

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Future of Learning

February: Join Us in Exploring Agility in Learning

How can instruction be more flexible and responsive to the needs of today’s students? Let's explore agility in learning of K-12 education in February.

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EdTech

Focusing on Data That Matters: The Plainview Story

By partnering with a university and studying data from several sources including Curriculum Associates' i-Ready, Texas's Plainview Independent School District performed an equity audit and developed an action plan to focus first and foremost on improving instruction and classroom dynamics.

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Personalized Learning

Pathways to Personalization: Highlander Institute’s Framework for School Change

A problems-of-practice approach also lends itself to models that improve the system we have rather than lead to breakthrough innovations. In particular, it’s hard for one or two pilot teachers to build a competency-based system where students are learning at six different learning levels in multiple subjects.

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Innov8

Innov8: Random Acts of Kindness

It’s National Random Acts of Kindness week—what are you doing to take part? We invite you to join us in making the world a better place to be this week, just as those in our top eight stories are doing as they continue raising the bar on innovations in education.

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EdTech

Smart Review | Coding in a Snap

By: Sean Russell. Computer science and coding can help students develop the logical thinking and problem-solving skills they'll need to be successful in the future, and I found Sphero and CodeSnaps helped me implement this in my classroom.

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Podcasts

The Science of Deliberate Practice: What it Means for Education

There is growing evidence that individuals can achieve high levels of performance through extended training. In this week's episode of the Getting Smart Podcast, Tom chats with Gene Kerns about his new book, which analyzes the implications of this evidence for K-12 education.

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