Tom Vander Ark (1781)

Leadership

Take A Judo Lesson, Leverage Trends To Make An Impact

Against the backdrop of black swan events, broken politics, and the increasing priority of initiative, here is a recap of relevant trends and judo instructions for impact investors and "edupreneurs" interested in leveraging some of those trends.

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Leadership

The Primacy of Relationships

Powerful tools can help us know our students better; they can help teachers connect them with powerful experiences. But it's leaders that create the context--from classroom to city--for life-shaping relationships.

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Learning

Wojcicki’s Classroom and Book Encourage Shooting for the Moon

For 30 years, Wojcicki taught journalism classes in a portable building at Palo Alto High School. Now students in what I've called the nation's biggest and best journalism program learn valuable skills in a beautiful Media Arts Center with Wojcicki whose recently released book shares lessons from the program.

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EdTech

It’s Time For Students To Own The Student Record: B2C LMS Companion

Secondary and postsecondary students should have cost free access to a personal companion to the school's learning management system, a business to consumer (B2C) LMS companion that is a private portable profile.

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EdTech

Impact at Scale: The Learning Platform Series

It will soon be easier to create a sequence of powerful learning experiences for students -- and do it consistently well at scale. For the next six weeks we’ll be reviewing progress on next-gen learning platforms.

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PresenceLearning

PresenceLearning is the leading provider of online speech therapy and other special education-related services. PresenceLearning’s nationwide network of hundreds of highly qualified clinicians includes speech language pathologists (SLPs), occupational therapists (OTs) and other related services professionals.

EdTech

Beyond the LMS: What Next-Gen Learning Platforms Should Do

It’s harder than it should be to create an effective sequence of learning experiences in K-12 but that isn't stopping leaders like Valerie Truesdale from Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools launched a personalized learning initiatives.

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Learning

The Gold Standard: The Swiss Vocational Education and Training System

How the Swiss vocational education and training system (VET) is creating a pipeline for young people to careers by personalizing learning with interests and talents at the core of training, and why it's working.

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