The Getting Smart team led a school design workshop for The Executive Leadership Academy, hosted by The Public Education Foun...
Advances in technology in the classroom often focus on how it is improving teaching and not learning. Why don't we invite stu...
The teaching profession as we know it is changing. It is time to redefine the way we think about developing the profession it...
Rescue forgotten student work from the bottom of backpacks or hidden in endless stacks of binders—everything is organized s...
In a day and age when the American education system is under fire, teachers need to think outside of the box in order to enga...
As the nation celebrates National Teacher Appreciation Week, we couldn’t think of a better way to honor National Teacher Day than with a paper that highlights the positive impacts that blended learning is having on the teaching profession.
10 days ago by Carri Schneider
At the Mesa Tech Expo I saw something that surprised me--iPad tutorials at the Apex booth--so I called CEO Cheryl Vedoe.
10 days ago by Tom Vander Ark
The Getting Smart team was excited to participate in another great night of #EdTechChat (Mondays 5pmPT/8pmET). The chat was lively as always and filled with great comments and discussions.
10 days ago by Caroline Vander Ark Davis
Palo Alto edtech accelerator ImagineK12 held its third demo day on Thursday. The cohort of 10 startups made competent pitches. Some, like content sharing app Padlet, have good early traction.
13 days ago by Tom Vander Ark
This week marked the end of the spring conference trifecta of SXSWedu, ASU/GSV Summit and NSVF Summit. We’re returning home for awhile with new scratches on our suitcases, new Clever t-shirts just in time for spring, and a renewed energy to continue the important work we are all doing to bring the best learning oppo...
14 days ago by Carri Schneider
Compass Learning provides educational software that empowers educators to unlock the potential of every student by making learning personal. We serve nearly 8,000 schools and millions of students across the United States.
Mariano Ulibarri, director of the hacker space Parachute Factory in New Mexico, heard about Hacker Scouts in the news just a few months ago. His immediate reaction was to start a troop locally – so he did.
15 days ago by Winifred Kehl
Tom Friedman summed up what we saw as a major theme of the conference by saying “With edtech, don't lose focus on what matters most - great teachers.” This theme seemed to be echoed in the sessions our team attended and hallway conversations.
15 days ago by Caroline Vander Ark Davis