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4 focus areas to embrace innovation and avoid school system failure

eSchool News

A report from The Partnership for Leaders in Education at the University of Virginia (UVA-PLE), “Exploring New Frontiers for K-12 Systems Transformation,” determined that these challenges have sparked a transformation of education systems in the United States. “Innovation should spark success.

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Schools must embrace these 4 innovative focus areas to avoid failure

eSchool News

A new report from The Partnership for Leaders in Education at the University of Virginia (UVA-PLE), “Exploring New Frontiers for K-12 Systems Transformation,” determined that these challenges have sparked a transformation of education systems in the United States.

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YouTube as a PLE

Connecting 2 the World

Now, you're probably wondering how YouTube could possibly be used to capture your learning in a Personal Learning Environment (PLE). This idea came to me after my daughter explained how she was using her YouTube Channel. Her school does not have a formal music program. She studied piano outside of school for 4 years. Not bad for a teenager.

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How to start the school year on a happy note

eSchool News

We intentionally connect them to Curriculum Leadership, Grade-Level Leadership, and Positive Learning Environment (PLE) Leadership teams. Our PLE Leadership team began the year by using the 7 Mindsets portal to help us choose what aspects of social-emotional learning (SEL) we’re going to focus on each month.

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The most important lessons we learned this year

eSchool News

We created a Positive Learning Environment (PLE) committee consisting of one person from each grade level to focus on one mindset a month and decide how were going to roll that out to the whole school. For example, during spring break this year, the PLE team had all of the teachers write inspirational messages for the students.

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How edtech supports the success of the Nordic Education

Neo LMS

For example: outdoor technology-enhanced playful learning environments (PLEs) were designed and implemented in some schoolyards in Finland, where Finnish scholars advanced a number of learning-by-play theories, from dedicated institutes such as the University of Helsinki’s Playful Learning Center.

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This time it's personal

Learning with 'e's

These tools, services and technologies become a part of your personal learning environment or PLE. The PLE is an approach rather than a technology. Much has been written on PLEs, including a wealth of peer reviewed journal articles that feature empirical research. Unported License.

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