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Good Work: Connecting Mission & Task

Tom Vander Ark's Sunday blog about mission-focused work continues with a focus on individuals and organizations connecting cause and gift, mission and task.

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6 Ways to Work Smarter, Not Harder

In a time of great competition, individuals and organizations set themselves apart by being super productive. They work hard but more importantly, they work smart.

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Good Work: Impact at Scale

Fresh from summer holiday, Tom Vander Ark's Sunday blog about mission-focused work is back! This blog focuses on innovations in learning, impact at scale, while introducing the newest members on the Getting Smart team.

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The Numbers Add Up at #NCSC14

With record high temperatures in sunny Las Vegas, over 4,500 charter school advocates happily lined the air conditioned halls at Mandalay Bay Convention Center this week. Here’s a recap...

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A New Direction for El Paso Schools

Juan Cabrera has been teacher, a school district lawyer, entrepreneur, and high tech executive, and now he’s the superintendent of El Paso schools.

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Canvas by Instructure

Canvas by Instructure is the LMS that gets used. Canvas connects teachers, tools, ideas, and students, and then stays out of the way. With all the built-in features you need and the integrations you want, Canvas makes teaching and learning easier, enabling you to take education to a higher level.

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Combine Curiosity, Kinesiology, & Causes in ‘14

Moving toward work you love means getting in touch with what, how, and why--what you are drawn to, how you like to spend your time, and the causes that move you to action.

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The Rise of The Edupreneur

Being an edupreneur means creating a new capacity. It could be a new tool or a new school, a new way to learn or a new way to share. Some teach, some lead, some fix, edupreneurs start something new. Impact is my second criteria is impact: measurable benefit for students and teachers. That implies a scalable and sustain...

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