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Fast Company: How Technology Can Amplify Great Teaching

Feb 11, 2020 - This piece was published in Fast Company on December 18, 2019. Great teachers have always used all the tools available to them to better understand where a student is at and how to push them forward in their learning. In today’s busy classrooms, technology has the potential to be another powerful resource in a teacher’s toolbox to help them...

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How Schools are Expanding the Definition of Student Success

Jan 15, 2020 - The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) today released a series of ten profiles highlighting schools that are expanding the definition of student success by going beyond academics — to more fully consider the developmental needs of the whole child. Each of the schools reflect elements of Comprehensive Student Development (CSD), a research-based...

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NBC News Learn and Local 4 Announce “Education Now Detroit” Live Event Sponsored by the Cha... NBC News Learn and Local 4 Announce “Education Now Detroit” Live Event Sponsored by the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative...

Oct 21, 2019 - NEW YORK – Six years after it went through the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history, Detroit is undergoing a so-called revival. But can Detroit’s “revival” extend to the classroom, where the next generation of Detroiters are learning and developing? How do the issues Detroit faces extend to other parts of the state...

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Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Backs Teacher-Directed Professional Learning with DonorsChoose

Oct 17, 2019 - The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced a $1.2 million grant to DonorsChoose designed to empower teachers through the funding of professional learning projects that reflect the diversity – and aspirations – of classroom teachers nationwide. The grant automatically funds nearly 700 professional development projects that...

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NBC News Learn and KPRC host Education Now Houston in Collaboration with the Chan Zuckerberg... NBC News Learn and KPRC host Education Now Houston in Collaboration with the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative

Sep 24, 2019 - At a time when many Americans worry about getting the best education for their children and making sure they are prepared for the workforce of the future, NBC News Learn is partnering with KPRC to host a two-hour live town hall event to address the pressing issues in education facing students and teachers in the Houston area and across the country....

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Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Announces New $5 Million Funding Opportunity for Expanding Effective... Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Announces New $5 Million Funding Opportunity for Expanding Effective School Practices to...

Aug 1, 2019 - August 1, 2019 – Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) is inviting teams of schools, support organizations, and researchers who want to apply the science of learning and human development to improve existing school-based practices that develop self direction and curiosity to submit applications for CZI’s new $5 million whole child grant...

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