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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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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.

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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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Tarrant Institute podcast: The 21st Century Classroom

New podcast episode:
Taking the lid off technology

Tarrant Institute staff debate how best to handle conversations around branded technology in the classroom with students. What does it look like for the open-source and maker movements to gain a foothold in a classroom that's 1:1 with iPads? Or Chromebooks? We take a look.

How to make creators out of consumers in the branded technology environment

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