Students, now more so than ever, need to be telling their stories. If we wish to prepare students to mobilize and take action on our most pressing issues, we need to be training students to tell stories that speak to shared values to generate collective action.
5 days ago by Tyler Nakatsu
30 districts that are changing their community trajectory by working on blended, personalized and competency-based learning. Most are making career preparation--including communications, critical thinking, creativity and collaboration--a priority.
9 days ago by Getting Smart Staff
By Molly Irvin: How one student turned her passion for psychology into a school-wide, week long event to help diminish social stigma around mental illness.
10 days ago by Guest Author
From Project based to blended and even GenDIY. There are many ways personalized learning plays out in education and there's been a shift in the way people are talking about innovation. Recognition of the potential of innovation to help close achievement gaps, boost access and better prepare students for college and car...
15 days ago by Getting Smart Staff
Susan Patrick, President and CEO of iNACOL just returned from American Enterprise Institute's gathering on the progress since Brown v. Board, where she shared the potential of online learning, competency-based models, and personalized instruction in expanding access and equity.
18 days ago by Guest Author
By: Braska Williams. Five strategies for leading college readiness college programs: Engage students year-round, expose students to new ideas, give students role models they can relate to, meet parents and guardians where they are, show students and parents that you care.
20 days ago by Guest Author