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How we will learn

When School Leaders Empower Teachers, Better Ideas Emerge

Author: Katrina Schwartz
Posted: March 3, 2015, 1:55 pm
Distributed leadership is not about delegating tasks, but giving individuals ownership over outcomes and creating a culture of innovation.

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How Latino Families Use Educational Content and What That Means for Communities

Author: Ki Sung
Posted: February 27, 2015, 7:49 pm
Learning more about how Hispanic-Latino families use educational content can help inform the development of content, policy and tools.

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Steps to Create the Conditions for Deep, Rigorous, Applied Learning

Author: Katrina Schwartz
Posted: February 26, 2015, 2:01 pm
Check out some resources meant to help education leaders find ways transform the vision and goals of schools to move towards applied, connected and real-world learning opportunities for students.

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Why The Teacher’s Pet Resembles The Teacher

Author: MindShift
Posted: February 24, 2015, 7:25 pm
Students who are viewed as having a lot in common with their teachers can have an advantage in the classroom.

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Teaching Kids How to Learn Without Study Drugs

Author: Katrina Schwartz
Posted: February 24, 2015, 2:25 pm
How can parents and teachers reduce stress on the teens and young adults in their lives? One way is stop confusing rigor with workload.

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Steps for Applying Design Thinking to Build and Evolve Schools

Author: MindShift
Posted: February 23, 2015, 1:19 pm
Asking users about their needs can open up the possibilities of what can be addressed by schools. As a result of design thinking, one school created a separate parents' center.

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