Tom answers in what ways do our investments in education reveal our beliefs about the next generation’s role in the world? And, how much does the next big tool matter for lasting academic outcomes for all students?
13 hours ago by Guest Author
Because of the decisions to deviate from the path I prescribed for myself, the time I took to reevaluate my career plans, and ultimately the experience I created as a Peace Corps Volunteer, I discovered my motivation, and identified how to make a career out of this passion.
yesterday by Guest Author
The difference between busyness and productivity can be difficult to see. Not all “important” activities are equal, and “good” activities can get in the way of your true priorities.
2 days ago by Guest Author
Clark County School District, fifth largest in the country, educates more than 320,000 students in 356 schools. At a recent Apex Learning seminar Kim Loomis, Innovative Projects Coordinator, outlined 10 of the digital learning models they use in CCSD.
2 days ago by Tom Vander Ark
As Julia Freeland Fisher recently noted, “Systems will likely get into trouble if they attempt to make just a few aspects of their models competency-based, while retaining an otherwise traditional structure.” Julia suggested four on ramps--places to get started with personalized and competency-based learning and we...
3 days ago by Tom Vander Ark
As we descend on Amelia Island, FL for Pearson’s CITE 2016, we’re also busy following the release of Bloomboard’s Collections, bite-sized resources that help educators learn how to put theory into practice. Next Generation Talent Development and Promoting Student Agency are two Collections produced in partnership...
3 days ago by Getting Smart Staff