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Smart Cities: Phoenix

Openness to new ideas, smart impact investors, new school models, strong university presence, and a few high capacity districts suggests that Phoenix may be on the rise

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Smart Cities: New Orleans

Events like Mini Maker Faire prove that the future of school in New Orleans is a community effort - an effort by an entire city to invest in creativity, entrepreneurship, job creation in entire new industries, and the future of an entire city

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How Government Helps and Harms Entrepreneurs

Thirty years ago there were a couple dozen incubators, now there are a couple thousand; there's even an association. A dated survey suggests about one-third of business incubation programs are sponsored by economic development organizations, one fifth by cities or counties, another fifth by higher education.

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Building Innovation Partnerships

Guest Author: Greg Butler. We can no longer count on education systems to ‘fix’ education in isolation, the challenge will require multiple stakeholders working across organizational and sectorial boundaries to collaborate and innovate in continual inquiry based cycles of improvement.

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Building an Entrepreneurial Mindset

Lots of folks are talking about grit, but perseverance and growth mindset as a goal can be disconnected from a sense of purpose. Entrepreneurial mindset, as described by the KEEN network, is a more productive way to describe the dispositions we should be helping young people develop.

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Next Generation Learning Challenges (NGLC)

Next Generation Learning Challenges (NGLC) accelerates educational innovation through applied technology to dramatically improve college readiness and completion in the United States.

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Smart Cities Spur Innovations in Learning; You Can Help

It's time to get smart; innovative tools and schools are helping; most innovations come from smart ecosystems--and it all begins with a startup mindset. We're writing the Smart Cities book--and you can help.

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Transforming Your City: A Collaborative Approach

Kristoffer Haines, Rocketship Education, led a fascinating discussion of collaborative urban education transformation on the last day of #SXSWedu.

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