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16 current and legacy Tarrant partner educators presenting at this year's statewide showcase of innovative technology.

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Tarrant Institute for Innovative Education

Welcome to the future of Middle School

New: 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.

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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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The 21st Century Classroom

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The 'digital native' problem

"In a recent Twitter chat #vted we were discussing digital citizenship and the confounded label 'digital native' came up.  Labels typically get in the way of fully understanding people, and these terms 'digital native' and 'digital immigrant' smack of ageism and false assumptions."

ANESU innovation coach Lauren Parren unpacks some of the problems with these popular edtech terms.

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