Personalized Learning

4 Ways to Promote Student Accountability

By Erin Werra. Students need skills like accountability to be ready for the future. Here are four ways educators can encourage and support accountability

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EdTech

How Cities are Getting Smart Using Artificial Intelligence

By the middle of the century, two-thirds of the world’s population is projected to live in urban areas. This rapid urbanization leads to big problems that create a demand for smart city solutions. How will AI help? How could it hurt?

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Leadership

Let’s Meet Up at SXSW EDU!

This year we’re excited to be a media partner for SXSW EDU, and as part of that we’ll be on the ground live reporting on Twitter and recording audio for upcoming podcast episodes. Here are some of the panels we're most excited for--we hope you'll join us!

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SEL & Mindset

The Willpower Gap – Misinterpreting Student Agency

When definitions of agency lead to work that is driven purely by willpower, those definitions need to be reconsidered. The agentic classroom should be hard but fun for teachers and students alike.

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EdTech

Not Much New in EdTech in 2017; 3 Things Could Change That in 2018

Despite more global investment in EdTech, not much happened in 2017. Here's a look at where the innovation is happening and two issues that could use more attention from public private partnerships--a barrier and an opportunity.

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Future of Learning

10 Really Hard Decisions Coming Our Way

The most powerful tools the world has ever known have been created- and while they have the potential to make lives better, there's a bigger problem we must be aware of. AI Advancements are moving faster than civic infrastructure can handle. Here’s 10 issues we're not prepared for.

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Competency-Based Education

15 Dimensions of Personalized Learning

It is easy to think of personalization simply as differentiated instruction, but a full commitment to supporting individual learning journeys has many dimensions such as these 15 we've identified.

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Future of Learning

5 Emerging Trends in 21st-Century Education

By: Scott Freiberger. New technologies have been a boon for school leaders and educators seeking to collaborate and hone their skills. Here's what's next.

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Personalized Learning

Making Curriculum Fun with the Iditarod Race

By: Faye Hall. While many students dread the end of winter break, for Wyoming Virtual Academy (WYVA) it marks the beginning of the most exciting time of the year, as we gear up for the Alaska Iditarod—the greatest sled dog race on earth.

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Competency-Based Education

New Zealand Leads the Way on Competency-Based Learning: Part 2

In part one, I highlighted the research underpinnings, move toward equity, and cultural roots at play in New Zealand's competency-based education. Here, I conclude those thoughts with takeaway notes from some of New Zealand's leading experts.

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