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Technology Integration to Meet the Needs of the Common Core
Learn how to use technology for formative and summative assessments, close reading, and writing that matches Common Core targets. Whether your technology resources are extensive or limited, this free webinar will leave you with strategies you can apply now.
Global Symposium Discusses Future of Education
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What Innovative Leaders Do
Educational leadership requires a delicate balance between moving at the speed of innovation and not railroading your community in the process. Innovative leaders create a culture of innovation, but then turn the keys over to their staff and students. Here's how.
When Teachers Drive District Technology Purchases
If you've got school technology that's gathering dust, consider this process for turning technology review and adoption decisions over to teachers.
Instructional Coaches as Wellsprings of Innovation
Neutral and bearing insights on integrating technology and analyzing student data, instructional coaches can act as ambassadors for positive change.
Trust Your Staff's Ability to Create and Innovate Through Spark Meetings
Innovative leaders create a space for others to innovate in small, diverse teams. This Canadian district instituted weekly idea exchanges that ignited schoolwide improvements.
Encourage Student Passions with Genius Hour
The next big thing is in your classroom. Here's how to give student ideas room to grow.
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Teachers as Experimentalists
Teachers must constantly assess and adjust according to which methods will be most successful with their students. Here is a one-sheet process for tracking which strategies pay off.
This online education tool combines video with text or voice-only instruction to attempt the next best thing to a live classroom, without all the bandwidth issues of videoconferencing.
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