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Proposal For An Innovation Diploma

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What if we created a new competency-based high school diploma framework focused on innovation that represented preparedness for the automation economy? Here's an outline of what that could look like.

Getting Smart Podcast | KnowledgeWorks On Redefining Readiness

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On this episode of the podcast, Katherine Prince, Senior Director of Strategic Foresight at KnowledgeWorks, discusses the future of learning and what it means to redefine readiness from the inside out.

Activating a Network: Relationships, Trust and Being Selfish

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By: Corey Mohn. To understand the power of a learning network, we must dig deeper than just participant numbers and focus on these three key elements.

Dialogue on a Content-Rich Elementary Experience

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A blog I created sharing a taxonomy of views on personalized learning ranging from content-centric to student-centered resulted in this spirited email dialogue with education leaders about the role of content in developing language proficiency.

Staying Ahead of the Robots: What Grads Should Know and Be Able To Do

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The automation economy is changing the employment landscape, making it a good time to reconsider the purpose and goals of public education. How do we prepare students for success in the future?

Creating Positive Learning Environments for a New School Year

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Nothing is more crucial than creating a positive learning environment where respect and all of its verbal disciples are always present. So as we embark on a new school year, let’s review what R.E.S.P.E.C.T. looks like in a successful classroom means.

Getting Smart Podcast | The Role of Trustees in Shaping, Supporting and Monitoring the Innovation Agenda

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Juan Cabrera, superintendent of El Paso Independent School District, shares more with Tom on what he feels the trustees' role is in implementing the innovation agenda in a school district.

Work Worth Doing

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As waves of novelty and complexity draw nearer, what should young people know and be able to do to be successful? The fundamental changes underway suggest these eight next steps to help young people shape work worth doing.

3 Ways Computer Science Class Can Help with Student Readiness

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By: Sofia Cabrera. While I was initially intimidated by the thought of taking a computer science class my senior year, I now know it had a tremendously positive impact on my readiness for college, career and life in several important ways.

What Do You Think About CTE?

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Career Technical Education has come a long way in the past few decades, preparing high school students of all ages for a wide range of high-wage, high-skill, high-demand careers they can begin quickly after graduating.

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