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We want community members to stay abreast of our work and other innovation activity in public education. We write blogs, host podcasts, and moderate twitter chats, and at times are featured in the media. Follow the latest happenings here.

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What Do Texas & Colorado Have in Common?

In March we're hoping the Imaginarium. Vote for our SXSW Pitches!

The Imaginarium is hoping to be selected to present at 2018 SXSW EDU in Austin, TX. To do so, we need your help! An integral component of SXSW is crowd voting, and we need your votes! 

How Do You Vote? 
Step One: CLICK  HEREand sign up for a free SXSW account. A confirmation email will be sent to you to confirm your account before you can log in.
Step Two: Click on the "CLICK HERE TO VOTE" links on our 4 SXSW EDU proposals below. This link will take you to the SXSW website  where you can "Vote Up" on the left side of the screen to vote for our pitch (Make sure to vote for all 4 of our pitches)
Step Three: Share online! 
 
Closing the Relationship Gap

Relationships impact student achievement more than curriculum. Learn how to be aware of personal bias and to create an inclusive classroom. We'll  share classroom tools and exercises to help you help your students achieve. 
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How to Innovate Inside a Bureaucracy

Education leaders proclaim, "We must change factory model schools!" But how? Drawing upon  successes and failures of Denver Public Schools participants will develop an innovation strategy.
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Integrating Design Thinking + Research To Innovate
 
Using Personalized Learning  as an example, we bring together the perspectives of a teacher, researcher, school leader, and designer to share a systematic approach to innovation.
 
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Student Designed Charter School

This student led panel will discuss a student designed charter school model. The school's governance system is a democratic republic which students and staff members have equal say in school policy.
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**Voting Ends August 25th**