Several members of the Getting Smart team were originally teachers, so we know first hand that teachers don’t really have the whole summer “off.” Sure, the rhythm is different, but just because school is out it doesn’t mean that learning stops.
This week’s top ten list has news about some really cool opportunities for teachers to learn new things, test new tools and get inspired. Plus, we just launched an awesome new campaign called “It’s A Project-Based World.” If you’ve got a summer project you’re working on, we’d love for you to tell us about it in a blog, tweet us a picture or share a link using #ProjectBased.
Blended Schools & Tools
1. A League of Their Own
— Digital Promise (@DigitalPromise) June 9, 2016
2. Free MinecraftEDU Summer Pilot
3. Apple Launches Swift Playgrounds
— Fast Company (@FastCompany) June 14, 2016
4. MIT Media Lab & Learning Machine Tackle Blockchain-Based Credentials
— McREL International (@McREL) June 7, 2016
Dollars & Deals
6. Citelighter Raises $2.1 Million More in Funding
7. Exploring Harmony
— Harmony STEM (@STEMCONNECT) June 10, 2016
8. LaunchMyCareer Colorado
The Big “D”
9. Trusting the EdTech Environment
Furthering our work in the states, we released “Building a Trusted Environment for Education Technology Products” https://t.co/DVO7kTlmO1
— Digital Learning Now (@DigLearningNow) June 7, 2016
Movers, Shakers & Groundbreakers
10. Duncan Joins Pluralsight Board
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