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BloomBoard collection: Rethinking AUPs

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Summits

Summit. (noun) A day-long ’sit and get’ event designed to draw political and media...
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Project-based learning in Northwest Iowa

Many schools in Iowa are trying to find small chunks of time that allow students to engage in some...
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Real projects. Real responsibility. Real contributions.

In 2009, the Blue Valley Schools in Kansas launched their Center for Advanced Professional Studies....
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There is genius around us – and within us

A. O. Scott said: The incentives not to think – to be one of the many available varieties...
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Dabbawalas, tutorial networks, and the naysayers

In Mumbai, India, many workers prefer a hot, home-cooked meal instead of eating at a food stand or...
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It’s too overwhelming

“The magnitude of all of this change… it’s too overwhelming.” Fair enough. I, too,...
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Remember to disconnect. But also be connected.

Jill Berkowicz and Ann Myers remind us that it’s important for school leaders to disconnect from...
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Is this what Iowa parents really want?

Iowa parents (and grandparents), is this what you elected our state legislature to do? Reduce...
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This online high school is not going to change education

The headline at eSchool News reads ‘This online high school could change education’ (a slight...
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