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School of Me: Letting students study what they want, when they want is the latest education trend

Hechinger Report - January 10, 2017 4624

By design, some students go through two years of kindergarten in Middletown, New York. People associate repeating grades with disastrous consequences. But in the Middletown City School District, the kindergarten repeaters often end up ahead of their peers in later grades — standout students who avoided getting forever labeled as performing “below expectations.” They’ve had […]


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Personalized learning and Common Core: Mortal enemies?

Hechinger Report - January 09, 2017 4557

Can students learn about what they like, at their own pace, and still pass standardized tests at the end of each year? It’s a dilemma facing a growing number of schools and districts that have jumped onto a new tech-fueled trend in education known as “personalized learning.” The goal of personalized learning is to tailor […]


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9 Fundamental Digital Skills for 21st Century Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Spigot Community via @LearningLurker - December 29, 2016 4333

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