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Making Sense of It All

An inspiring message from Big Picture Learning's Carlos Moreno after recent events on our responsibility to ensure that our young people feel they matter, are loved and are supported to achieve their aspirations.

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Local Work Done With Such Care that it Changes the World

Changing the education landscape can start with local work done well. Here are three examples of education leaders whose work at their local schools was done with such great care that it changed the world.

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Welcome to a Project-Based World (A 5 Minute Commencement Speech)

The life contrasts observed on a recent school tour in Silicon Valley inspired this five minute commencement speech around the good news, bad news and recommendations for the next generation as they join an increasingly project-based world.

4 months ago by

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Stuff You Should Know About Renewable Energy

Al Gore's new TED talk is a must watch--a great example of advocacy, an illustration of multivariable problem solving, and an illustration of the power of exponential technology.

7 months ago by

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Of Note: Black Swans & Big Sky

It's been an interesting week. Promising capabilities were introduced while big storms hit the east coast and the stock market. Following are four thoughts on learning in an uncertain world filled with Black Swans, learning opportunities and changing markets.

8 months ago by

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14 Quotes to Remind Us We Are Changemakers

Here are 14 quotes to remind teachers, leaders and education advocates that we are changemakers. Quotes to remind us where we came from and where we are going, why we’re here and how we got there, why we get up every morning ready to hit the ground running and why we go to bed every night exhausted, why we have to k...

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Project-Based Learning Models the Work World

Why we need to do a better job of preparing students for a project-based world. The importance of the art of breaking down complexity for a team to get their arms around and linking the parts together to create something where nothing had been.

9 months ago by