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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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Back to the Future with Tom Vander Ark

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Tom recently made a guest appearance on the We're Doing It Wrong Podcast to chat with Joe Pazar and David Michael Slater about his new book and the future of education.

Community Defined Projects at Health Leadership High

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A visit to project-based Health Leadership HS, a talent pipeline and advocacy organization for a healthier community in Albuquerque, NM.

HQPBL Case Study: School21

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Through high quality Project Based Learning, students are developing robust and deep subject knowledge that is both cross-curricular in nature and can easily be applied to real-world problems and challenges.

Training Today’s Learners To Be The Hired Guns Of Tomorrow

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Our students will need to continually learn about and apply current developments in technology, global collaboration, market opportunities and emerging industries to win in this new economy. How do we give students both the mindset and the skillset to not only survive, but to thrive?

The 5 Core Components of K-12 Entrepreneurship Education

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Today's students need their curriculum and instruction - or rather their learning experiences and performance opportunities - to allow for ideation, virtual global collaboration, design thinking, transdisciplinary practices, adaptive thinking, and cross-cultural competencies.

Getting Smart Podcast | Julie Young on Powerful Online College Prep

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Download and listen in to an interview with Julie Young, CEO of ASU Prep Digital. Hear Julie's predictions on the future of online learning, what made FLVS and ASU Prep Digital huge successes, future plans for the program and reflections on her time at FLVS.

Workbench Platform Powers Project-Based Learning

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Workbench is making it easier to teach with projects and extending equitable access to great PBL tools. Read more about the Baltimore startup and why the city has become a hotspot for EdTech.

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.

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