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Project-Based World

In this year long campaign titled “It’s a Project-Based World,” Getting Smart is exploring the economic realities of a project-based world as part of the equity movement to ensure all students are prepared for college, career and citizenship. The purpose of this project is to promote equity and access to deeper learning outcomes for all students. We are cultivating a blog series exploring topics around the preparation of students, teachers and leaders for a project-based world. In addition to the blog series, the campaign includes podcast interviews, publications, infographics and speaking engagements. For more see our It's a Project-based World campaign page.

Project-Based World

Home Series Project-Based World
In this year long campaign titled “It’s a Project-Based World,” Getting Smart is exploring the economic realities of a project-based world as part of the equity movement to ensure all students are prepared for college, career and citizenship. The purpose of this project is to promote equity and access to deeper learning outcomes for all students. We are cultivating a blog series exploring topics around the preparation of students, teachers and leaders for a project-based world. In addition to the blog series, the campaign includes podcast interviews, publications, infographics and speaking engagements. For more see our It's a Project-based World campaign page.

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Getting Smart Podcast | Superintendent Leadership For PBL

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In this episode, Superintendent Mario Basora shares his journey from being an average student to a successful superintendent who worked with community and staff to help the students in their district become "Fearless Thinkers."

Students Earn Digital Badges for Project Management Skills

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Time management, planning, finding a critical path, team management, and monitoring are all important parts of an effectively managed project. Here, we look at one effort to make sure they're not left our of PBL.

Getting Students Ready for the Gig Economy

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Recent findings on the effects of the sharing economy are driving home the need to engage students in project-based experiences. In this post, we look at why.

Project-Based Pittsburgh: Thinking Beyond Schools to Remake Learning

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By: Gregg Behr. As educators, advocates and funders, we must think beyond our bubbles to prepare all children for a project-based future. In Pittsburgh, we’re fortunate to have several leaders doing just that.

Preparing to Lead in a Project-Based World

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This publication shares how technology is exponentially changing the learning landscape, how the roles for education and community leaders are being redefined accordingly, and how individuals and groups can prepare to lead in this increasingly project-based world.

5 Qualities of Prepared Leaders in a Project-Based World

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By: Dr. Lisa Abel Palmieri. How can EdLeaders prepare their districts--and themselves--for a project-based world? These are the five essential qualities that enable leaders to design schools that prepare students for the project-based world.

8 Tips for Helping Students Identify and Solve Big Problems

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As educators seeking to create meaningful experiences for our students, we must find ways to ask the right questions and provide kids the space to come up with their own problems. Here are 8 tips to help you get started.

What’s New in Leadership? Lifelong Learning + Project Management

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As we have been writing throughout our project-based world series, the nature of work is changing and so in turn are the necessary skills for success. So what do we need to ensure we grow the type of leaders we'll need in the future?

See Through A Student’s Eyes with the Shadow a Student Challenge

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By: Devon Young. School leaders and teachers are better suited to help students learn when they deeply understand the student experience. One great way to achieve this level of insight is through shadowing a student!

What Do Education Leaders Need? Surprisingly, What Students Do!

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By: Gia Truong. If learning truly is a lifelong process, then even education leaders need to stay on the learning path and see ongoing leadership development as critical to their—and their students’—success.

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