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Is the Sharing Economy Education’s Future?

It’s unknown whether the future of education is a beacon in the distance or a reality in tomorrow’s view. What we do know is that the sharing economy, when applied to education, has the potential to accelerate a highly advanced teaching and learning model. The question then is not “Is the sharing economy educatio...

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Smart Cities: Washington D.C.

A look inside the great things happening for learners in Washington D.C.

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The #ISTE2014 Conference Survival Guide

Especially for first-time ISTE attendees, the result can be a lack of clarity and an inability to apply the amazing ideas, technology tools, and “Aha!” moments that were so apparent and simple in real time. The ISTE Conference Survival Guide is here. However, there is no need to fear. The ISTE Conference Surviva...

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An Educator’s Lean Startup Mindset

For the first fifteen years of my career, I had a stubborn “kids' lives are at stake” mindset that championed certainty and perfection. I’ve since realized that what kids' lives really depend on is me having a growth mindset that champions curiosity over certainty and iteration over perfection.

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San Francisco: Powering the Global Learning Revolution

The Bay Area is the world’s leading innovation hub--and that includes learning. Ten years ago it was all about Silicon Valley, but recently Oakland emerged as an EdReform hotspot.

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TRECA Educational Solutions

TRECA supports Ohio school districts by providing strong leadership, visionary planning, expert technological services, and informational resources.

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Innovation Ecosystems: The Role of Impact Investing

There are a lot of interesting things to say about the Baltimore venture ecosystem. The Baltimore/Washington area contains a shockingly high percentage of the most successful education businesses, including Laureate Education, American Public Education Inc., Blackboard, and 2U.

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Silicon Valley: Global Innovation Engine

The 20-mile stretch from Stanford University to San Jose, Calif. produces more innovation than any place on the planet. As Richard Florida noted, the unique confluence of a great R1 University, venture investors, tech talent, and great quality of life make it a creative hotspot.

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