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Educators Weigh Learning Value of Pokémon Go
http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2016/08/03/educators-weigh-learning-value-of-pokemon-go.html

3 Things People Can Do In The Classroom That Robots Can't
http://www.npr.org/sections/ed/2016/08/02/479187579/3-things-people-can-do-in-the-classroom-that-robots-cant

Thinking about math in terms of literacy—not levels
http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/thinking-math-terms-literacy-not-levels/

In China, Some Schools Are Playing With More Creativity, Less Cramming
http://www.npr.org/sections/parallels/2016/08/08/488581846/in-china-some-schools-are-playing-with-more-creativity-less-cramming

Grant gives life to social studies
https://www.educateiowa.gov/article/2016/08/08/grant-gives-life-social-studies

States Working to Engage Public as They Craft ESSA Plans
http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2016/08/03/states-working-to-engage-public-as-they.html

An Iowa definition for college and career readiness
https://www.educateiowa.gov/article/2016/08/04/iowa-definition-college-and-career-readiness

4 ways WIOA helps close Iowa’s skills gap
https://www.educateiowa.gov/article/2016/08/03/4-ways-wioa-helps-close-iowa-s-skills-gap

Iowa Vocational Rehabilitation Services Implements Virtual Reality Technology for Teens and Adults With Special Needs
http://www.prweb.com/releases/2016/08/prweb13589220.htm

The Best Schools In The World Do This. Why Don't We?
http://www.npr.org/sections/ed/2016/08/09/488214332/the-best-schools-in-the-world-do-this-why-dont-we

Morning Meetings: Creating a Safe Space for Learning
http://www.edutopia.org/practice/morning-meetings-creating-safe-space-learning?utm_source=SilverpopMailing&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=081016%20enews%20positive%20ngm&utm_content=&utm_term=vidspotlighthed&spMailingID=15153998&spUserID=MjcyNzg2MzAyOTIS1&spJobID=840706455&spReportId=ODQwNzA2NDU1S0

Resources for Creating a Radically Compassionate Classroom
http://www.edutopia.org/blog/resources-creating-radically-compassionate-classroom-rebecca-alber?utm_source=SilverpopMailing&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=081016%20enews%20positive%20ngm&utm_content=&utm_term=fea3hed&spMailingID=15153998&spUserID=MjcyNzg2MzAyOTIS1&spJobID=840706455&spReportId=ODQwNzA2NDU1S0

Student-Centered Advisory: Establishing a Positive Community
http://www.edutopia.org/blog/student-centered-advisory-positive-community-mary-beth-hertz?utm_source=SilverpopMailing&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=081016%20enews%20positive%20ngm&utm_content=&utm_term=fea2hed&spMailingID=15153998&spUserID=MjcyNzg2MzAyOTIS1&spJobID=840706455&spReportId=ODQwNzA2NDU1S0

When We Listen to Students
http://www.edutopia.org/blog/when-we-listen-students-elena-aguilar?utm_source=SilverpopMailing&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=081016%20enews%20positive%20ngm&utm_content=&utm_term=fea1hed&spMailingID=15153998&spUserID=MjcyNzg2MzAyOTIS1&spJobID=840706455&spReportId=ODQwNzA2NDU1S0

What one assistant principal learned from shadowing a student for a day
http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/one-assistant-principal-learned-shadowing-student-day/

The Best Schools In The World Do This. Why Don't We?
http://iowapublicradio.org/post/best-schools-world-do-why-dont-we#stream/0

Director Wise: Transitions abound, new school year begins
https://www.educateiowa.gov/article/2016/08/10/director-wise-transitions-abound-new-school-year-begins

Families feel impact of special education cuts
http://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/news/education/2016/08/09/special-education-iowa-families-budget-cuts/87404938/

New School Year Leads to New Model and Space for Learning
http://whotv.com/2016/08/22/new-school-year-leads-to-new-model-and-space-for-learning/

Personalized Learning: Enabling Student Voice and Choice Through Projects
http://www.edutopia.org/practice/personalized-learning-enabling-student-voice-and-choice-through-projects

Surprise! Amid Rising Inequality, One School Gap Is Narrowing
http://iowapublicradio.org/post/surprise-amid-rising-inequality-one-school-gap-narrowing#stream/0