New book by Lydia Dobyns and Tom Vander ArkAvailable July 2018Students need to be problem solvers, capable of self-directed learning and demonstrate strong communication and collaboration skills. “Better Together” presents a tour through one of the modern era’s most important educational innovations and provides smart strategies for working together in school networks to achieve the promise of personalized learning for all students. Innovating schools as a “do it yourself” effort pose significant challenges. “Better Together” introduces teachers, principals and district leaders who have re-imagined hundreds of schools with the support of networks.Order today! Since the first New Tech high school opened in 1996, hundreds of schools around the country have turned to New Tech Network for inspiration, guidance and direct support in their local K-12 school innovation efforts.Better Together: How to Leverage School Networks For Smarter Personalized and Project Based Learning profiles more than a dozen school networks and features many  New Tech teachers, directors and district leaders.Ideal for school and district discussion groups.  Learn more about New Tech Network President and  CEO Lydia Dobyns and Getting Smart CEO, Tom Vander Ark.  RelatedTags: Big Picture Learning, blended, blended learning, charter school networks, Design Thinking, edtech, education technology, educational disruption, educational technology, EL Education, Getting Smart, learner experience, learning platforms, Lydia Dobyns, microschools, network effect, New Tech Network, Personalized Learning, professional learning communities, Project Based Learning, public school networks, purpose of school network, scalable school networks, school models, school network examples, school network outcomes, school network research, school network stories, school network strategies, school network successes, school networks, school start-ups, Summit Public Schools, Tom Vander Ark

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