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Friday Five: Notes From The Frontier

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Check out the first in our new series called "Friday Five". Learn about what we've been thinking and writing about this week, whats new, where our team's been and how you can contribute.

Asking Kids to Dream–And Bringing Dreams to Life

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What if we asked kids what their dream machine would do, then helped them build it? MyMachine in Belgium (and expanding globally) is doing just that and offering thousands of children the opportunity to dream.

Better Together: How to Leverage School Networks for Smarter Personalized and Project Based Learning

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New book from Tom Vander Ark and Lydia Dobyns explores and showcases the power of school networks in education.

How Faster + Cheaper Alternatives Will Replace Most of HigherEd

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While everything else is becoming faster and cheaper in the world, education is not. Tom shares insights on Ryan Craig's new book, A New U.

Design-Focused University–The Best Thing Since French Fries (Which Are Also Belgian)

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A recent trip to Europe took Tom to Howest, a University that’s known for their approach to learning and research and close collaboration with industry and the social sector. Learn how Howest and MyMachine are making design thinking as common in Belgian schools as Frites are on dinner tables

The ‘Show Me’ Grading System of the Future

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Changing the way we grade, report and evaluate student learning can oftentimes feel like an uphill battle. But our students deserve better. This post contains some useful steps and food for thought to plan for progress in that direction.

Learner-Driven Communities

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A look at learner-driven communities, a new category of personalized learning that teaches and creates environments that encourage, “extreme agency”.

Better Together: Why Networks Are the Future of Learning

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The new thing in education is working in networks. And there’s good reason because the demands of the work have outstripped the toolset. Creating powerful learning is hard work and there’s no reason for teacher teams to work alone. Networks make powerful learning possible at scale.

A 21st Century Model of Special Education

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By: Megan Gross and Ace Parsi. Special needs students will be entering the same world as their peers, a world where rote tasks are increasingly automated or outsourced. And yet we do little to prepare them for their future.

What’s Up With All the Design-Focused Schools?

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Is the focus on design in schools a fad, a trend or something else? In this episode of the podcast, Tom and Emily explore the rise in popularity of design-focused schools.

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