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7 Ways Smart Cities Attack Poverty

How poverty hides in suburban communities and seven ways cities can counter its crippling effects.

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Time to Rewrite the Code, But How?

The shift to blended, personalized, and competency-based learning suggests a dramatic change in state education policy. With these changes states should plan to rewrite their education code. But how? Two basic change mechanisms: Push & Pull.

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Preparing Students for Careers & Developing a Workforce

In this blog, Tom Vander Ark gives a glimpse into the upcoming book, "Smart Cities That Work For Everyone." Learn how civic infrastructure and leadership assist in creating life-long learning and excellence.

22 days ago by

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Leading the Shift to Digital: School, System & City

This shift to personal digital learning is inevitable; nearly all of our kids already live in the personal digital future. Combining organizational design, technology integration, and large-scale change management is challenging and complex, but it can be done.

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Math Fair Educates, Delights and Inspires

Here at MIND Research Institute, we believe that creating powerful and engaging math experiences for kids is what builds a love of mathematics, perseverance and life-long learning. That is why we spent the last weekend with 4,200 children and families celebrating all that is math at what we’ve been calling a “pop-u...

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Whistle While You Work

The reality for education today is to teach students towards their college and career goals. What have I learned along the way through my professional story? 1) Reflections are the proxy to a happily ever after. 2) Mentors are timely, caring, and a comforting irritant that may come in the form of a fairy godmother or 7...

2 months ago by

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EdTech 10: No Brain Drain Here

Summer Brain Drain is a well-documented concept. However, our team has recently noticed that the dreaded “summer slump” that sends out-of-practice kids into classrooms each fall doesn’t seem to affect adults. In fact, we’ve got evidence that teachers and leaders will be showing up with new tools to drive new pr...

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