August 29, 2014 / Mark Toner
More than 1,000 teachers in Washoe County, Nevada have participated in the Core Task Project, a three-week professional learning program in which educators adapt and test Common Core resources in their classrooms.
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August 28, 2014 / Leigh Pourciau
Teacher Leigh Pourciau shares some advice to new teachers and talks about how she works to help students find their own voice.
August 28, 2014 / Vicki Phillips
How teachers are co-designing new technology tools to enhance collaboration and expand learning opportunities for students.
August 27, 2014 / David Ruenzel
A small but rapidly expanding number of teachers are not only tolerating social media, but embracing it as an instructional tool.
August 27, 2014 / Leora Klapper
New World Bank report for the G20 finds clear evidence that digital payments can reduce cost and increase the security of sending and receiving payments, and help progress towards the goal of broader financial inclusion for economies of all sizes, for
governments, and for millions of people not included in the financial system - especially women.
"Our desire to bring every good thing to our children is a force for good throughout the world. It’s what propels societies forward." —Melinda Gates
The Global Fund has helped to deliver more than 190 million bed nets to protect families from malaria.
"The world faces a clear choice. If we invest relatively small amounts, many more poor farmers will be able to feed their families." —Bill Gates, 2012 Annual Letter
"When it come to global health, Bill and I are optimists—but we're impatient optimists. Tremendous progress is being made. But there is still so much we're impatient to see done." —Melinda French Gates
In Senegal, 80% of households now have a bed net, helping the number of malaria cases there drop 50% in a single year.
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