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Good Work: Humility, Passion, & Dreams

Tom's weekly Sunday blog on mission-focused work shares research on the success of new schools in NYC, EdTech leaders with EdTech.MD, shout outs to edupreneurs and Master Chef Massimo Bottura's three keys to Good Work he told Charlie Rose.

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Acton Academy: An Invitation to a Hero’s Journey

Acton Academy is small private K-9 school in Austin. The core promise is that each student will “Begin a Hero's Journey.” Located in Austin, Texas, students learn that courage, grit, and perseverance matter far more than regurgitation.

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Good Work: James B. Hunt Edition

Tom's weekly Sunday blog on mission-focused work profiles Jim Hunt, four-time Governor of North Carolina and the most important and longest serving advocate of national standards.

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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.

27 days ago by

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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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Next Generation Learning Challenges (NGLC)

Next Generation Learning Challenges (NGLC) accelerates educational innovation through applied technology to dramatically improve college readiness and completion in the United States.

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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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