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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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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.

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.

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