Posts by Mason Pashia
The age of AI begs the question: what skills and knowledge are uniquely human? With massive search engine capacity and AI tools to scan, reorganize, and create new ways of interpreting information, where should learners be focusing their time and attention? Mason and Nate from Getting Smart explores in their latest post.
Every decision we make shapes the reality for future generations. We must embrace not knowing, and prepare ourselves with new tools and mindsets that enable us to grapple with what could be and pay attention to signals that help predict and prepare for upcoming challenges.
CTECS is a robust state-run vocational education program that offers high-quality technical education and pathways to employment to high school students in Connecticut.
What if the purpose of school is and always has been to “create conditions conducive to life?”
The work-based learning pathways that incorporate apprenticeships and mentorship leading to family-sustaining wages should also include opportunities to develop entrepreneurial thinking and sustainability elements critical to a thriving and regenerative economic ecosystem.
Banking on Food Banks: Rural Alabama High School Hosts and Operates an Essential Community Food Bank
Rural regions in Alabama are among the most food insecure places in America. New partnerships between schools and food banks are one way to combat this challenge.
School infrastructure isn’t often the most attractive topic, but rethinking how we operate could provide numerous benefits that help us meet the triple bottom line - people, planet, and profits.
Schools should not only expose students to basic green skills, they should also highlight the various pathways students might take to employ these skills in the workplace and grow their capacity to have a tremendous impact on their communities and the world.