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Infographic: Ready, set, blend!

Infographic: Ready, set, blend!

10/16/2014

Topics: Online learning, Personalized Learning

A lot has changed in the past 200 years. That might seem like a long time, but the truth is, the rate of technological and societal transformation since the early 1800s is unprecedented in human history — and it's only speeding up.

While the…

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Search for learning resources like a pro

Search for learning resources like a pro

10/16/2014

Topics: Personalized Learning

Personalized learning just might be the holy grail of education. Most educators agree that tailoring instruction to meet every student's…

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What does personalized learning really look like?

What does personalized learning really look like?

09/17/2014

Topics: Personalized Learning

The prospect of guiding students down individual learning paths — paths that are every bit as diverse as the children who crave them — can, quite understandably, fill many of today's more traditional educators with dismay.…

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Put students in charge of their learning

Put students in charge of their learning

08/21/2014

Topics: Personalized Learning, Project-based learning

On a Monday morning at a junior high school just outside of Cleveland, Ohio, a student teacher enters Room 120 for the first time. Looking to his left, he sees students discussing how to write an appropriate description of a picture they've just embedded in the online poster they've created…

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5 tips for making the shift to personalized learning

5 tips for making the shift to personalized learning

08/12/2014

Topics: Personalized Learning, Standards

The idea that school should focus on the learners might seem like a no-brainer. After all, helping people learn is the whole point of education, isn't it?

Of course, it's more complicated than that. The U.S. education system was based on and most teachers and administrators have been…

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Here' 's how we achieved real tech integration

Here's how we achieved real tech integration

06/28/2014

Topics: 1:1, Education leadership, Learning spaces, Mobile learning, Personalized Learning, Project-based learning

The biggest challenge I faced during the waning days of the 2013-14 school year was responding to comments, questions and dismay from teachers after they learned the 1:1 technology would not be available during the final three weeks of school. All I can say is three years ago, I would never…

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Bring passion to the classroom with Genius Hour

Bring passion to the classroom with Genius Hour

06/12/2014

Topics: Personalized Learning, Project-based learning

Every student has a passion project inside, waiting to emerge if invited to do so. These dreams lie just beneath the surface, built on experiences and stories, fears and achievement. They just need a spark to catch fire.

It is the job of teachers and other adults to provide that spark…

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Personalize your learning environment

Personalize your learning environment

06/11/2014

Topics: Personalized Learning, Standards

Personalized learning is built on the idea that each learner is unique and learns in different ways. This is called variability in…

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Leading a school of innovation and design

Leading a school of innovation and design

06/10/2014

Topics: Education leadership, Learning spaces, Personalized Learning, Project-based learning

What is a school of innovation and design? In this one-hour webinar, you'll hear the inspiring story of how Pittsburgh's Propel Braddock Hills High School is successfully integrating…

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We have liftoff!

We have liftoff!

06/09/2014

Topics: Learning spaces, Personalized Learning, Tools

Explore the new ISTE website! ISTE's website is brimming with new functionality and sporting a polished new look! Some highlights you won't want to miss include checking out the refined navigation on our updated homepage, updating the info on your…

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