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EdTech 10: Smart Cities

It's officially Smart Cities Week, and we're celebrating with a blog sharing the 7 key attributes of “cities that work for everyone,” a Smart Cities book giveaway and ten new edtech stories.

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Inspiration, Incubation, Intermediation: Keys to Smart Cities

The layer of inspiration, incubation and intermediation between schools and EdTech entrepreneurs is what will expand access to innovative learning environments and fuel the learning revolution.

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New Schools Flourish in Phoenix

We've been visiting cities all over the country and, for places like Phoenix, it's clear that any city making progress in education is doing so with an active intermediation layer.

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Fulfilling an Urban Promise in Oakland

Twenty years ago, Oakland students in the impoverished neighborhoods of West Oakland attended schools in deplorable conditions. A recent school tour revealed a much different scene thanks to the efforts of several edleaders.

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On Learning, Productivity & Economic Growth

Advances in public health, improved economic opportunity, urbanization, technology innovation, or the expansion of democracy are all important trends. But I’d argue that, with some relation to all of these, expanded access to learning is the most important.

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As the world’s leading learning company, we’re focused on helping people of all ages make progress in their lives through learning. We provide online and blended learning and the technology to deliver them, and strive to create offerings that make learning more personal, affordable, and effective.

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Inspiration, Incubation, Intermediation: Keys to Next-Gen Learning at Scale

A layer of inspiration, incubation, and intermediation between schools and EdTech entrepreneurs is what will expand access to innovative learning environments and created aggregated demand for investment and new tools--and fuel the learning revolution.

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How Houston Schools Are Making it a Great Global City

Houston is rapidly becoming a great global city. Houston schools are a big part of the success story. So when next month when Superintendent Terry Grier steps down, he should deserve a lot of credit for his contribution to Space City.

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