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Total Impact Leadership in Business and Education

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The head of the world’s biggest investment management firm recently told CEOs to stop fixating on quarterly profits and focus on total impact. Here's what that means for education.

The Future of Work: Building Entrepreneurship Skills in K-12

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In order for students to leave high school and enter college or careers prepared to succeed, they need to possess a set of entrepreneurial skills and be able to articulate their work and what they’re capable of. Skills like design thinking, project management, and simply learning how to work with and for a variety of people are becoming increasingly important.

All About STEM High Schools

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Tom shares three dozen STEM schools that are engaging students in design challenges and high-quality project-based learning, highlighting what makes these schools special and innovative.

The Future of Testing

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Future forms of large-scale assessment will function as integral dimensions of learning itself, rather than interruptions. They’ll both evaluate and reinforce the full array of knowledge and skills required for the success in both academic work and in real life.

How to Give Students Future-Ready Skills Through Community Service

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With community-engaged projects, students learn to solve problems, think creatively, manage uncertainty, and most importantly, how to coordinate and work with others. According to The World Economic Forum, these are the same top 5 future skills needed for 2020.

The Willpower Gap – Misinterpreting Student Agency

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When definitions of agency lead to work that is driven purely by willpower, those definitions need to be reconsidered. The agentic classroom should be hard but fun for teachers and students alike.

How Continuous Feedback Fosters Learning

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By: Lindsay Portnoy. When students understand the iterative nature of learning and participate in the collaborative nature of feedback to fuel growth, they are much more likely to come to love learning.

4 Ways to Build a Better Schedule

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By: Erin Werra. Dr. Ashanti Bryant Foster once said, “A master schedule must be built with the same level of care and attention as a new home where a family will spend the next 20 years growing together.” No pressure, right?

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