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January 10, 2019

[Special Report] 10 Big Ideas in Education

The initial item in this report – the “big ideas” item – may be of interest to readers of this space.

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EDUCATION WEEK

An Education Week
special report
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What issues have the potential to define—or redefine—education? Is there a next “big thing” that could shift the K-12 experience or conversation? Education Week set out to answer these questions in this second annual “10 Big Ideas in Education” report.

Accompanied by compelling illustrations and perspectives from leading researchers, advocates, and practitioners, the essays in this report are meant to stir conversation and prompt you to think about your work in a new way.Subscribe so you can read the full report, and get full access to everything on edweek.org.

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The 10 Education Issues Everybody Should Be Talking About
Education Week reporters and editors identify 10 of today’s most pressing challenges in education and offer bold ideas for addressing them.
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What Educators Really Think About Innovation (Infographic)
A new Education Week Research Center survey delves into what’s behind the common buzzword for teachers, principals, and district leaders.
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The Truth About Bilingualism: It’s Only for Some Students
The widespread embrace of foreign-language instruction is raising some uncomfortable questions. Corey Mitchell explains the inclusion problem at the heart of bilingual education.
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Is There a Path to Desegregated Schools?
Racial and economic segregation remains deeply entrenched in American schools. Denisa R. Superville considers the six steps one district is taking to change that.
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The Kids Are Right: School Is Boring
Special Education Is Broken
Is It Time to Kill Annual Testing?
We’re Teaching Consent All Wrong
The Black Achievement Paradox Nobody’s Talking About
The Two Powerful Forces Changing College Admissions
Enjoy the complete reporting provided in 10 Big Ideas in EducationSubscribeto Education Week for more in-depth special reports and daily K-12 news. Enjoy unlimited digital access from every device when you subscribe today!

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January 6, 2019

Culturally Responsive Math, Personalized Learning, and Dyslexia – Whitepapers From our Sponsors

Several thematically appropriate white papers listed below.

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Skyrocket Language Acquisition in the Classroom 
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The Truth About Dyslexia: Myths vs. Facts
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Culturally Responsive Mathematics Teaching
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Educators Believe Educational Technology Can Personalize Learning 
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Building A Data Informed Digital Ecosystem That Supports Educational Equity
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Guide to Meeting the Next Generation Science Standards
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December 23, 2018

ESSA Compliance, Responsive Math, And Effective Feedback – Whitepapers From Our Sponsors

Several thematically appropriate white papers listed below.

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Take the guesswork out of ESSA compliance
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Culturally Responsive Mathematics Teaching
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Educators Believe Educational Technology Can Personalize Learning 
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The Nonnegotiable Attributes of Effective Feedback
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Building A Data Informed Digital Ecosystem That Supports Educational Equity
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National Survey: How Educators Really Feel About Educational Technology
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Guide to Meeting the Next Generation Science Standards
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December 5, 2018

Give Your District The Gift That Keeps On Giving This Holiday Season

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November 24, 2018

Got Some Downtime This Weekend? Check Out These Whitepapers

Something for a lazy Thanksgiving long weekend (seems like there isn’t a lot to post unless it is related to Black Friday, Small Shop Saturday, or Cyber Monday).  Note the couple of digital learning items below.

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The Principles of Effective Mathematics Programs
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Educational Equity 3 Keys to Improving Student Achievement
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ESSA: An Opportunity for American Educators
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The New Mindframe on Assessment
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Experience Matters in Instructional Design
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ESSA and Digital Learning: Opportunities for innovation for digital learning in the Every Student Succeeds Act
Provided by Fuel Education | Read Whitepaper Now
The Truth About Dyslexia: Myths vs. Facts
Provided by Voyager Sopris Learning | Read Whitepaper Now
Literacy PD: 10 Reasons Why It’s Essential 
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Ensure Coaching Success: A Guide To Effective Coaching Practices
Provided by Corwin | Read Whitepaper Now
The class of 2030 and life-ready learning: The technology imperative
Provided by Microsoft | Read Whitepaper Now
What Should Middle School Assessment Look Like
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