Schools Worth Visiting

70 Elementary & Middle Schools Worth Visiting

We believe school visits are the best form of professional learning. Based on a couple thousand school visits, and with help from colleagues and readers, we’ve compiled this list of elementary and middle schools that can give educators a better sense of what’s possible.

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EdTech

Dallas County Promise: Leveraging Ed-Fi Technology for College & Career Readiness

Dallas County is one of the fastest growing economic regions in the country, yet the number of people living in poverty has increased 42% over the last 15 years. 65% of our living-wage jobs require an education beyond high school. But only 37% of adults in Dallas County have a two-year or four-year degree. Enter the Ed-Fi Data Standard.

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Personalized Learning

SEL Spotlight: Grant Beacon Middle School

Grant Beacon Middle School is promoting SEL in unique and sustainable ways by focusing on creating a positive culture and character development.

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SEL & Mindset

Why Students Need Practical Skills and How to Teach Them

If practical skills are so important, why are they hardly present in today’s curriculum? Many schools are doing their best, but with today’s emphasis on high stakes testing, practical skills do not receive the time and attention they deserve. This post explores some inspirational ideas.

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Future of Learning

Transforming the Landscape of Education

By: Matt Piercy. The future of learning is all about options with greater access and equity. Matt shares how MYX offers an exploratory semester full of unique place-based learning.

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