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    Learning Reform Is a State Issue Now Learning Reform Is a State Issue Now

    In a nod to the power that state-level people now wield for pushing education reform, an education reform advocate has issued a report to guide them on how to achieve broad-scale personalized and competency-based learning. 01/23/18 Read Full Article

  • Teaching STEM

    2018 to See More Emergency Hiring to Cover STEM Teacher Gap 2018 to See More Emergency Hiring to Cover STEM Teacher Gap

    According to 100Kin10, the "highest-leverage root causes" for the current STEM teacher shortage are linked to school culture and, in particular, to the culture of professional development, collaboration and accountability. According to a teacher survey, 69 percent of respondents said their principals give "little to no time for them to collaborate and learn from other STEM teachers in their school or district." 01/22/18 Read Full Article

  • Networks of School Improvement

    Proposals Sought for $500,000 to $4 Million Gates Foundation Grants Proposals Sought for $500,000 to $4 Million Gates Foundation Grants

    A range of organizations may qualify as intermediaries, including nonprofit school improvement organizations, charter management organizations, higher education institutions and school districts, for example. 01/16/18 Read Full Article

  • Teaching with AR & VR

    Making Virtual Reality a Reality in Today's Classrooms Making Virtual Reality a Reality in Today

    MIT education researcher Meredith Thompson shares three vignettes of three different approaches to virtual reality in K–12: a social studies class in a suburban school district, a district-wide perspective from an urban school district and a class designed entirely around understanding and implementing VR for other classrooms. 01/11/18 Read Full Article

  • Teaching & Learning with Technology

    5 Tips for Teachers in a New 1-to-1 Initiative 5 Tips for Teachers in a New 1-to-1 Initiative

    Seasoned educator Jeff Mao shares insights for teachers trying to adapt to a 1-to-1 environment and come to terms with the impact that has on teaching practices. 01/10/18 Read Full Article

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