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Caroline Vander Ark

Caroline is COO at Getting Smart. Follow Caroline on Twitter, @Cvanderark.

Cause Marketing for Educators, Eduprenuers & Students

Whether a teacher, school leader or service provider, you’re in the cause marketing business. Cause marketing, in the broadest sense, is a marketing effort for social or charitable cause.

Infographic | Reclaiming the Classroom Words of Wisdom

In his new book Reclaiming the Classroom, Trenton Goble shares words of wisdom for teachers, principles, unions, and edtech companies.

Getting Smart Podcast | Reclaiming the Classroom with America’s Teachers

The most important work in education occurs in schools and, more specifically, in classrooms. In his new book 'Reclaiming the Classroom: How America’s Teachers Lost Control of Education and How They Can Get It Back; Trenton Goble connects with readers through sharing candid and powerful stories of his own time teaching and leading schools as a principal.
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Project Management Tools for School and Work

In an effort to continue working smarter, not harder, our team has been trying out some new task and project management tools. Being organized and communicating well is essential for success with team members in four time zones. Here is a quick scan of tools our team is currently using.

#YearInReview: 10 Ways Crowdsourcing Advances Learning

Crowdsourcing: obtaining services and solutions from an online community. We saw 8 great examples of crowdsourcing at work in education in 2015.

10 Coding & Computer Science Blogs to Bookmark

In celebration of Hour of Code and Computer Science Education Week (December 7-11) we dug into the Getting Smart vault to share our top 10 favorite coding and computer science blogs. They are packed full of resources for educators, parents, students and thought leaders.

Infographic | Next-Gen Learning Platforms

This infographic provides a feature snapshot and desired features for fourteen learning platforms the Getting Smart researched. The graphic also provides a set of decision making tips for schools and districts.