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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.

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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...

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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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Rosetta Stone

For nearly 20 years Rosetta Stone has helped educators in K-12 schools deliver innovative solutions to expand language programs. Our goal is to provide the best research-based language-learning technology and ensure the success of students, teachers, and administrators.

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Great Boards for Great Schools

By Brian Jones & Tom Vander Ark. Good schools change communities by lifting expectations, reinforcing positive values, preparing thoughtful citizens, and building property values. That's why we feel so strongly about expanding access to quality schools.

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Getting Smart on Social Media

SMART BUNDLE Getting Smart on Social Media guide provide tips and tricks of the trade for edupreneurs on the effective and easy use of social media.

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