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Education Reimagined: The Future of Learning

January 27, 2023

Education Reimagined: The Future of Learning
The fallout from COVID-19, continuing advances in digital technology, and intensifying pent-up demand for student centered learning have combined to present an unprecedented opportunity to transform education across whole systems. We have been impressed by the tireless action to address the emergency needs of students and families. We are deeply encouraged by the growing desire to seize the opportunity to focus on the deep purpose of education through the twin pillars of well-being and learning. Learning for all will spark a new interest and commitment to equity, where diverse students will be drawn to Global Competencies (such as our 6Cs), learning more about their worlds as they commit to building a better future for themselves and humanity. 

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whitePaper | January 28, 2020

Teacher quality is one of the most important factors that contributes to student success. There is a growing body of research that points to coaching as an effective way to support teacher growth. As such, coaching is becoming more prevalent in schools and districts in the U.S., and districts are increasingly using federal, state, and local funds to support coaches and coaching programs. Given our collective commitment to coaching, Digital Promise, Learning Forward, and Google partnered to provide insights based on a national survey of coaches, teachers, and administrators currently engaged in coaching.

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whitePaper | October 1, 2022

Let’s dispel a myth about teachers: that they peak as professionals early in their careers, hitting a performance plateau after only a few years on the job.

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whitePaper | August 9, 2020

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Key Terms Regarding Online Learning and Education Technology

whitePaper | April 16, 2020

As an educator or as the parent of a student with a disability, you may hear a lot of new terms being thrown around during the COVID-19 crisis. Education is notorious for having a lot of terms of art (what’s often called “eduspeak”). Here are definitions of some of those terms and their implications for students with disabilities.

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whitePaper | August 13, 2020

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whitePaper | January 10, 2023

Addressing the Vital Connection Between Physical Comfort and Student Engagement in Today’s TechnologyEnhanced Schools

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