EdTech 10: It’s all About Scale, Progress and Knowledge

As educators and EdLeaders gear up for ISTE 2015, news this week was all about scale, progress, and knowledge. Be it with the new research, reports, or resources, or the growth of networks and opportunities for educators to skill up, be in the know with this week’s news especially if you’re headed to #SliceOfISTE.

#NotAtISTE? Here are some summer learning ideas for parents, educators, and students to curb the brain drain.

Blended Schools & Tools

1. Opening Up. Through six regional programs, 49 school teams received grants as part of a $25 million Next Generation Learning Challenges K–12 initiative to create new and transformed secondary schools. 29 new or redesigned K–12 schools will open this fall.

2. Looking back. Michigan Virtual Learning Research Institute released a report on year one of the Fuse RI project. It’s great to see progress made by these leaders preparing leaders for deeper learning. Live in The Ocean State? Interested in becoming a Fuse fellow? Apply by July 3.

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