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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.

8 days 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.

3 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.

4 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.

5 months ago by

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Digital Learning Now!

Digital Learning Now! is a national campaign to advance policies that will create a high quality digital learning environment to better prepare students with the knowledge and skills to succeed in college and careers.

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Things Are Getting Complex, Use Design Thinking to Simplify

A thoughtful design thinking process uncovers individual and team biases, builds mental models and change theories–the team gains appreciation for systems work and how impact might be produced and scaled.

5 months ago by

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60 Day Whirlwind Reveals New Schools & Tools

The future of education is being built, bit by bit, all over this country. New tools and new schools are being developed at a dizzying pace. Here’s a few things we’ve seen in the last 60 days.

6 months ago by