Is Social Media Still a Valuable Source of Professional Development?

 Nancy Blair with Jerry Swiatek

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Social media has changed over the last few years, raising questions about its continued value for professional development.

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Education Conferences Would Be Better If...

Tom Whitby and Nancy Blair with Noah Geisel

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A lively discussion about education conferences and why some are more valued than others.

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How Do We Overcome the Barriers to Replacing Textbooks?

Tom Whitby and Nancy Blair with Brad Shreffler

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Though open source resources have gain popularity, many are still anchored to the textbook. How can we transition?

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Are Report Cards Obsolete? Is There a Better Way?

Tom Whitby and Nancy Blair with Starr Sackstein (NBCT)

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What is the most optimal way to give parents a measure of how their children are progressing? Join us as we explore options.

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How Can We End the Squabbles About Education Standards?

Tom Whitby and Nancy Blair with Rachel Murat

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We have a new administration that is committed to shifting education decisions back to the states.  Join us as we talk about reconciling our views on education standards.

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