By Getting Smart Staff

It’s officially Smart Cities Week! We’re celebrating with a blog from Tom and Mary on the 7 key attributes of “cities that work for everyone” and have a cool giveaway for copies of the book.

While you’re at, fill out this super quick form for a free download of our Smart Parents ebook.

But before you dive into your new library, check out our top ten news stories this week.

Blended Schools & Tools

1. School By Design

For more on cool schools with great design partners, see a summary of 10 XQ Super Schools.

Digital Developments

2. LinkedIn Learning

Want to learn more about the LinkedIn learning portal? Check out our blog here.

3. Minecraft Ed

Policy Pieces

4. A Tale of Three States

ExcelinEd and Getting Smart partnered on this report, which launched this week–read more here.

5. Student Data Privacy

6. Learning To Dream

Higher, Deeper, Further, Faster Learning

7. Augmented Reality MOOC

8. New VR Degree

Check out this summary of the 2016 NMC/CoSN Report that shares more about VR, AR and other tech in education.

Smart Cities

9. Smart City Innovations In Education

This week we’re celebrating national Smart Cities week–check out our blog and enter to win a Smart Cities book!

Teachers & Tech-ers

10. Teacher Growth Mindset Report

For more, see:

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