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Guest Post: The Papert Test: A Filter for Picking Powerful Edtech

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Strategies for Trauma-Informed Care in School

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Cultivating Digital Literacy through Real World Learning

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Reinvent the Classroom Welcomes the Tulsa HP Teaching Fellows Cohort!

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Promoting Digital Literacy for Adult Learners: A Resource Guide

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MacKenzie Scott Makes Transformational $20 Million Gift to Digital Promise

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Digital Promise has received a $20 million gift, the single largest unrestricted gift in the organization’s history, from MacKenzie Scott.

Designing Powerful Professional Learning Experiences for Making

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In 2021, six educators representing community-based organizations, libraries, public schools, and the Digital Promise Maker Learning team embarked on a journey to increase opportunities for virtual and remote maker learning.

Game On: How to Empower Students to Learn and Play through Gaming

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I’m a Teacher, Will Artificial Intelligence Help Me?

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Artificial Intelligence (AI) systems are becoming more prevalent everywhere, including in education spaces. Educators may sometimes wonder, “What is AI?” and, “What can AI do?” Let’s address these questions and then discuss why and how YOU should be involved!

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Want to Shape the Future? Support Emerging Scholars!

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Designing Pathways for Rural Learners Using Micro-credentials: Four Case Studies

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In our latest publication, Micro-credentials for Social Mobility in Rural Postsecondary Communities: A Landscape Report , Digital Promise conducted four in-depth case studies to explore how postsecondary institutions are using micro-credentials to create real-time career pathways for rural learners.

Students are the Heart of Education: How are They Guiding Innovative Solutions?

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Lessons from Sesame Workshop: Leveraging Research and Learner Testing for Powerful Edtech

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Culturally Responsive Education: Evidence to Influence Practice

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“The educators who had the greatest impact on me as a youth recognized my personhood by actively developing a relationship with me, challenged their explicit and implicit biases in visible ways, and valued multiple perspectives within their classroom.” – Maima Chea Simmons, Black Girls’ Literacies.

Announcing the 2021-2022 League of Innovative Schools Cohort

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Digital Promise is thrilled to announce 37 districts—including 26 new districts and 11 returning districts—will join the ranks of the League of Innovative Schools for the 2021-2022 school year.

How Can AI Systems Support Teachers: 5 Big Ideas from the Learning Sciences

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How Student Tech Teams are Creating New Leaders

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When Renee Dawson, the Verizon Innovative Learning Schools coach at Crawford W. Long Middle School in Atlanta, met John*, an eighth grader with learning and speech disabilities, they bonded immediately.

Digital Promise Launches New Learning Community of End Users of Learning and Employment Records

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Learning and Employment Records (LERs)—also referred to as digital wallets or verifiable credentials wallets—offer learners and workers the tools to communicate the totality of their skills and abilities to employers.

Hubs: A Digital Learning Research Strategy to Reach Millions

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New Practitioner Advisory Board to Consider AI in the Classroom

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Through an educator-industry partnership between Digital Promise and Merlyn Mind, seven practitioners have the opportunity to share feedback on cutting edge technology and engage in critical conversations on the broader use of artificial intelligence (AI) in the classroom.

Bringing Students from the Edge to the Forefront of Edtech

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Helping Students Take the Next Step in their Career and Education Journey

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“What do you want to be when you grow up?” is a question adults often ask young people. Used to help gauge kids’ interests, the expected response is usually tied to a future profession or job.

Transforming Education through the Ingenuity of Communities

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Chaula Gupta Joins Digital Promise as Vice President and Chief Program Officer

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Digital Promise announced today that Chaula Gupta has been named the organization’s Vice President and Chief Program Officer.

Path to Digital Equity: Why We Need to Address the Digital Divide with Solutions Around Adoption

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Imagine creating conditions where every learner and community can fully access and leverage the technology needed for full participation in learning, the economy, and society at large.

An Inclusive Approach to Designing Learning and Employment Records

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What is a Learning and Employment Record (LER) and how might we design them to create equitable and inclusive systems of work? How might we ensure we include workers and learners in the development of these emerging systems throughout the design process?

Announcing the Ciena Solutions Challenge Sustainability Awards

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Since launching in 2021, more than 200 teachers from schools and youth organizations across 48 countries have engaged with the Ciena Solutions Challenge , a global design challenge launched by Digital Promise and Ciena that invites middle and high school students globally to design solutions that address the U.N.

How Our Micro-credential Audit Supports Equitable and Accessible Professional Development

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The micro-credentialing field is ever shifting and changing – a characteristic that has made it ideal for innovation. The pandemic has demanded a high level of adaptability in education that micro-credentials can support.

Artificial Intelligence 101: Covering the Basics for Educators

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The reality of AI integration into classrooms is closer than ever. With companies like Google planning to invest more into how AI is integrated into the classroom, millions of teachers across all subject areas could be impacted in just a few short years.

How Micro-credentials Are Changing Professional Development for Educators for the Better

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Micro-credentials are digital certifications that verify an individual’s competence in a specific skill or set of skills. Digital Promise offers more than 600 competency-based micro-credentials on a wide range of research-backed skills.

How Micro-credentials Can Support Social Mobility in Rural Communities

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In a rapidly changing economy, micro-credentialing has emerged as a time-saving and cost-effective method to help learners gain recognition for their skills. Micro-credentials are digital certifications that verify an individual’s competence with a skill or set of skills.

Facilitating Next Generation Learning Research with SEERNet

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Meet Digital Promise’s New President and CEO Jean-Claude Brizard

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For more than 35 years, Jean-Claude Brizard has worked in education as a teacher, school leader, superintendent, chief executive, funder, and education advocate.

Supporting Social-Emotional Development with Self-Awareness and Self-Management

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It’s in the Design: Learning and Employment Records for Greater Equity

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Learning and Employment Records (LERs) are comprehensive digital records of an individual’s skills, competencies, credentials, and employment history that may be able to show a complete picture of an individual’s education and work experiences.

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Helping Diverse Communities Create a Relationship with the Maritime Industry

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Maritime High School in Des Moines, Washington—a collaborative project between the Port of Seattle , the Northwest Maritime Center , Duwamish River Cleanup Coalition , and Highline Public Schools —welcomed its inaugural freshman class this month.

4 Tips for Reigniting Creativity in the Classroom

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How can teachers develop a practice of creativity and stay inspired in their classrooms? During a recent webinar, HP Teaching Fellows Brent Christensen , Vickie Morgado , Teena Hine , and Amanda Brace shared tips for igniting creativity in their teaching and learning practice.

Computational Thinking Strategies to Support Young Children’s Learning

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Computational thinking (CT) is the thought process involved in determining how to solve problems in effective and efficient ways. CT is not thinking like a computer, but it is thinking like a computer scientist to solve problems.

HP Teaching Fellows Support Students with Social-Emotional Learning

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More crucial than ever in the age of COVID, learners need to reconnect and build strong relationships. Educators are incorporating social-emotional learning (SEL) strategies and activities in their classrooms by creating routines, forming positive relationships, and building resilience.

Educator Micro-credentials Policy Map Provides an Update of State and District Use of Micro-credentials

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Digital Promise first launched our Micro-credential Policy Map in January 2020 to share valuable information on how states and districts across the U.S. were engaging with micro-credentials. Since then, micro-credential interest, earning, and pathways have only increased.

Announcing the 2021 Cohort of HP Teaching Fellows

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We’re excited to announce the 2021 cohort of HP Teaching Fellows! The new cohort includes 26 educators from across the United States and Canada, selected for their excellence in powerful teaching and learning with technology. HP Teaching Fellows Exemplify Powerful Learning.

Leadership During Crisis: Lessons and Learnings from the League of Innovative Schools

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The COVID-19 pandemic may have disrupted traditional classroom instruction, but it has not stopped schools from fostering meaningful connections and engaging in robust, student-centered teaching and learning.

Digital Promise Releases Report on Value of Research in Edtech Design

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In an industry that values innovation, cutting-edge design, and lightning response to changing market needs, how can edtech products demonstrate their effectiveness? Typically, efficacy studies serve as a metric for understanding the value of a learning tool.

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