Smart List: 20 Cool Sites in Pairs

Getting Smart is acknowledging people and organizations making a difference with a series of back to school top 10 lists. We couldn’t fit everyone in August, so we will spotlight about 500 people and organizations–not in order, not exhaustive, just people we appreciate in September, too.

Today we’re wrapping our recognitions with 20 pairs that just didn’t fit on other lists but included organizations doing great work.

1. Civics & Citizenship

2. Simulations

  • MobLab: interactive markets and games for social science through mobile devices

  • Phet: science sims from CU

3. Habits of Success

4. Deeper Learning K-8 Schools

5. Interesting School Networks

6. Developing entrepreneurship

7. Preschool and Daycare

7. Learning mindset

  • MindSet: Carol Dweck’s book

  • Paul Tough: How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity, & the Hidden Power of Character

8. Future of learning

9. Learning  Through Travel

10. International networks


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