Smart List: 24 Cool Sites We’re Thankful For

In the spirit of thanks we’re wrapping our 2nd Annual Smart Lists with 24 sites, foundations, leaders, companies and organizations we appreciate doing great work.
During October and November we released about 20 ‘Best of’ lists, not in order, not exhaustive, just people we appreciate doing innovative work.

Habits of Success

Deeper Learning

Whole Child

Developing Entrepreneurship

Learning mindset

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

Civics & Citizenship


  • MobLab: social science simulations *
  • Phet: science sims from CU

Interesting School Networks

Preschool and Daycare Info

Learning Through Travel

International networks

Career Awareness

  • MajorClarity: find the right major and career
  • MyBestBets: college and career pathways for low-income students

This Smart List was published in partnership with Getting Smart Services. Getting Smart provides advocacy, advisory, consulting and public relations services to turn ideas into impact. We help for-profit and non-profit organizations construct cohesive and forward-thinking strategies for branding, awareness, advancement and communications.

* Learn Capital Partner, # Getting Smart Partner, ** Board member or Advisor

Getting Smart Staff

The Getting Smart Staff believes in learning out loud and always being an advocate for things that we are excited about. As a result, we write a lot. Do you have a story we should cover? Email [email protected]

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