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Rodman Personalizes Teacher PD

Allison Rodman is an assistant principal and director of professional development at Mariana Bracetti Academy, a K–12 Title I school in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She is an executive committee member of PhillyCORE Leaders, a diverse coalition of rising education leaders whose mission is to build a more positive and collaborative education community by connecting leaders who(…)

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Teacher Effectiveness Tools Reach New Heights

Teacher Effectiveness Tools Reach New Heights

Andy Newell, Managing Director at IRIS Connect, joined Dr. Rod Berger to discuss the company’s new offices, expansion in the U.S. and how they help teachers take control of their own development. IRIS Connect has a long history of integrating technology into schools and districts helping to facilitate professional growth and most importantly through trust(…)

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Moving the EdTech Needle with Better Choices

Moving the EdTech Needle with Better Choices

Karl Rectanus, Co-Founder and CEO of Lea(r)n, spent time talking about the process decision makers endure to select edtech products and how there is another method. Lea(r)n provides educators a place at the proverbial table to reflect and rate technology before districts make expensive decisions with long-term impacts. Rectanus comes to Lea(r)n as a former(…)

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Video Reconfiguring Possibilities in Education with eduCanon

Video Reconfiguring Possibilities in Education with eduCanon

Ben Levy, co-founder of eduCanon, talks about the power of video and how placing control in the hands of teachers ignites learning for students. Levy and eduCanon have been named Named Forbes 30 under 30 in education and to the AT&T Aspire Program respectively. eduCanon is an online learning environment to build and share interactive video lessons.(…)

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GradGuru Connects with Community College Students

GradGuru Connects with Community College Students

Catalina Ruiz-Healy, Founder and CEO, of GradGuru talks about keeping students engaged with meaningful communications and information. GradGuru is a 2013 Winner of the Bill & Melinda Gates College Knowledge Challenge, and a semi-finalist of the ongoing $5 million 2015 Robin Hood College Success Prize. AT&T recently announced that five ed-tech startups, including GradGuru, will(…)

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Reflecting on Teaching

Reflecting on Teaching

Authors of the best-selling ASCD book Building Teachers’ Capacity for Success talk about why your effectiveness in the classroom is directly connected to your ability to self-reflect on your teaching practice and use the reflection process to get better at what you do. Pete Hall and Alisa Simeral discuss tools and strategies, from their latest(…)

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Sal Khan Reflects on his Academy and its Impact on Education

Sal Khan Reflects on his Academy and its Impact on Education

Sal Khan, founder of the Khan Academy, took time to explore current educational challenges and strategies to consider. Khan also shares what it’s like to be “Sal Khan” and how we should all dream big. Khan Academy recently launched the You Can Learn Anything movement to help students develop a strong learningmindset and they have partnered with the College Board.(…)

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Newsela Redefines the Student News Experience

Newsela Redefines the Student News Experience

Student access to relevant information and news continues to expand with technology advancements. I had the opportunity to interview Matthew Gross, CEO and co-founder, of Newsela. The Newsela team brings students current events and news aligning with current standards expected in today’s classroom. Dr. Rod Berger: It seems pretty clear that Newsela met a need(…)

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