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Recommended Reads: Curating a Responsible Learning Environment

Recommended Reads is a roundup of interesting news, articles, and insights curated by the team at New Classrooms.

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How does culturally-responsive teaching build equity in the classroom?

Creating a culturally-responsive environment is part of a personalized learning approach, and it begins with genuine inclusion and honest conversations. So, what does this look like for educators? (KnowledgeWorks)

Why Principals Are Embracing Personalized Learning

Most principals support the movement to customize instruction, but remain concerned about the overuse of educational technology. (Education Week)

When Robots Teach Kids Computational Thinking—and Kindness

A Silicon Valley-area school is tackling the challenge of providing students with both technological and soft skills and came up with a unique approach. (EdSurge)

Groups Helping District Leaders “Seize the Moment”

A new report from Aspen Institute and partner organizations provides district leaders with a “suite of tools—including a series of infographics to help inform and guide local conversations.” (Understanding ESSA)

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