The most important next step in the shift to personal digital learning is the need for comparable growth measures for individ...
A survey of chief executives indicates that 92% say education is very or the most important national competitiveness issue. ...
When you’re the parent of a 5 year old, you hear lots of jokes. Maybe you’ve heard this one - “If April Showers bring M...
The Getting Smart team led a school design workshop for The Executive Leadership Academy, hosted by The Public Education Foun...
This week we celebrated National Teacher Appreciation Week and National Teacher Day with educators across the country. It’s the time of year when we pause to reflect on importance of great teaching and acknowledge that teachers today are rising up to meet enormous challenges.
8 days ago by Carri Schneider
As more and more students gain access to personal devices, the exposure to personalized learning is becoming readily available to those lucky students who can lay claim to their own digital learning device.
17 days ago by Alison Anderson
“We call it an instructional improvement system,” said Jim Lewis. As Blaine, Idaho superintendent, Lewis got fed up with the lousy systems designed for tracking student interventions and progress, so he built his own. Other districts asked to use his Mileposts tracking software and he realized they were solving a ...
25 days ago by Scott Williams
Team Getting Smart has “ innovation on the brain” this week (even more than usual) as we gear up for next week’s ASU/GSV Education Innovation Summit (#EIsummit). The Getting Smart crew will be there learning, speaking, and blogging about eduinnovation.
one month ago by Carri Schneider
After a hot beginning of the week in Phoenix, a rainy day in Seattle, your substitute EdTech conductor is reporting live from Akron--and who wouldn't want to make a Spring Break trip to Akron?! It’s now the storm before the calm of summer as Spring Breaks around the country come to an end.
one month ago by Caroline Vander Ark Davis
Florida Virtual School® (FLVS®) is a fully accredited public school district with a 15-year history of successfully educating students. An award-winning, international leader in online learning, FLVS offers access to more than 120 core, AP®, and elective courses to students all over the world.
Through a newly formed partnership with MasteryConnect, Solution Tree now has the technology solution to take their PLC work to the next level.
one month ago by Getting Smart Staff
Kickboard is a New Orleans edtech startup that helps teachers collect and use data. Like the ASCD Whole Child Initiative, Kickboard is interested in a broad set of metrics that paint a picture of youth development and power an early warning system.
one month ago by Tom Vander Ark