Smart Cities

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Cities That Work for Everyone

New tools and schools are making it possible for individuals, organizations and cities to boost learning outcomes. Smart Cities starts with a handful of people with innovation mindsets--a combination of persistence, entrepreneurship and a collaborative focus on impact.

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Storify | Smart Cities: Talent Development #CE14 Twitter Chat

A wrap up of part two of our 3-part Connected Educator Month Twitter Chat series that featured one of the keys to educating and training citizens for college and careers in Tom's new book, Smart Cities. Check out this Storify for highlights.

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EdTech.MD to Boost Education & Economy

Baltimore is emerging as a technology hub. With new initiative EdTech.MD, the B'More EdTech scene rivals Manhattan as a hotbed with incubators, startups and organizations all contributing to the inspiring EdTech ecosystem.

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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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New Book Outlines 7 Keys to Smart Cities

"Smart Cities That Work for Everyone" discusses how dramatically improving learning requires local leadership, productive partnerships, a commitment to talent development, aligned investment, and capacity to incubate new tools and schools.

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Dreambox

Empower your students to master key concepts, increase achievement and boost long-lasting confidence with DreamBox® Intelligent Adaptive Learning™ Pre-K to Grade 5 Math.

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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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Smart Cities: Boston

Boston has been a leader in education for more than 400 years. Drawing from its existing network of universities, learning companies, innovation economy, and technical talent, there are more than 130 education technology and learning-oriented startups in the Boston area.

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