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Social Networks in the Social Studies: Promise & Potential

Do standards influence quality of instruction? No doubt. Do other teachers’ practices have a larger influence? You bet. Many quotes by dead famous people suggest the potential of surrounding yourself with people who you respect and who inspire you. Doing so as teachers however, can be a challenge.  Most teachers find themselves isolated by four […]

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Emerging Trend: Collaborative Curve

Recently, on the Harvard Business Publishing website, The Big Shift team (John Hagel III, John Seely Brown, and Lang Davison) posted an article titled, Introducing the Collaborative Curve. They tell the story of how a fax machine, by itself, is pretty worthless.  However it becomes increasingly more valuable as more fax machines are added to […]

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