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Giving SpEd Students Their Voice

The need for special education in schools is increasing every year, and educators are struggling to find new and effective ways to help students with unique learning styles. Traditionally, special ed... Read More...

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A TANGLED MESS Applying Cognitive Theory and Gamification to Improve Reading Comprehension

Differentiation and personalized learning should not be avoided. What a tangled web we avoid when we try to throw 22 students together in a single classroom with a teacher who plans and design... Read More...

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BRAIN MATTERS

Neither scientists nor educators are ready to prescribe MRI informed practices for improving learning in individual children. However, new research does demand that we take seriously how this new kno... Read More...

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Personalized & Blended Learning

Many districts in the U.S. are thinking of, planning, and/or implementing personalized and blended learning. All are at various, mostly initial, stages of development and lack the internal resources ... Read More...

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Pretend Play & Brain Growth Let’s Build a Train!

What is more wonderful than watching four year olds at play? The imaginative wonder and creativity present is unparalleled to any other time in life. On this particular day the task involved pla... Read More...

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NEUROSCIENCE IN THE CLASSROOM

A discussion with Dr. Lori Desautels about neurodiversity and behavior engagement As interviewed by Clay Whitehead for SEEN Magazine Read More...

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THE FUTURE READY ARE AMONG US

For many years, there has been a narrative that school librarians are out of date and out of place in an increasingly digital education landscape. But there is a different storyline in which libraria... Read More...

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Robotics and Artificial Intelligence The Present and Future Opportunities for Personalized Learning

How we can transform pedagogy with big data, artificial intelligence and social human robotics? The opportunity for education to lead rather than follow innovative, breakthrough applications of ... Read More...

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THE FUTURE OF HIGHER EDUCATION IN THE AGE OF SYNTHETIC INTELLIGENCE

There are very serious people today imagining and considering the implications of a “world without work,” with algorithms performing cognitive tasks once thought only humans could perform. Derek Thom... Read More...

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2040 VISION Looking Back at the Emergence of Competency Based Learning

The bureaucrats were the worst. They dug in their heels and clung to the control model that included long lists of content standards to be “covered” and standardized tests designed to give percentile... Read More...

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CREATING FUTURE-FOCUSED SCHOOLS

Today’s students will live in a world that is challenging to predict. The current notions of college and career readiness are often rooted in prior models of work and post-secondary education that ma... Read More...

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TAKING THE LONG VIEW A Turbulent Path Toward 2042

The way we work, teach, live, and learn is changing at an exponential rate. By 2042 the education landscape could look considerably different than it does today. Regional learning ecosystems could su... Read More...

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Reading Achievement BREAKING THE BARRIERS TO SUCCESS

Reading is a complex skill and it’s not unexpected to find that different groups of experts focus on different aspects of the behavior.  Read More...

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The Now and Later of Community Colleges

Moderated by Charles Sosnik, Editor in Chief at Southeast Education Network Following is a round table discussion with board members of the National Association for Community College Entrepre... Read More...

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RIGOROUS STUDENT-CENTERED CLASSROOMS FOR THE NEW ECONOMY

Let’s take a moment to think about what we used to mean by “good teaching.” It’s a question I often ask myself as I walk classrooms across the U.S., consulting with educators. And it’s an especi... Read More...

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