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Tarrant Institute for Innovative Education

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We're growing! And we want your school and district to join us as we improve the educational outcome for young adolescents in Vermont.

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Tarrant Institute for Innovative Education

Welcome to the future of Middle School

Breaking news: The Tarrant Foundation has announced another $5 million gift to the Tarrant Institute for Innovative Education, increasing our annual budget to $1.5 million. The new funding will allow us to triple the number of Vermont schools we're able to serve.

Learn more about becoming a partner school.

What We Offer

The Tarrant Institute provides a variety of services to help schools make the transition to engaging, technology-rich teaching and learning.

In exchange for their substantial commitment to a new vision for teaching and learning, we offer our partner schools intensive professional development, leadership preparation and planning, and small grants for innovative technologies -- all free of charge.

To the broader community, we conduct extensive research, evaluation, dissemination and outreach.

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Making the most of twitter as an educator

New on the blog:
Making the most of twitter in your classroom

With 26% of teens reportedly using twitter outside the classroom, this social media platform is not just a great way to build your PLN as an educator, but also a powerful tool to connect students with the world around them in very unique ways. But how can you make those connections authentic learning experiences?

Let's look at making the most of twitter in your classroom.



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