It was good to see hundreds of you at ASU + GSV in SLC. We discussed the modern Montessori school including a student-centered and student-led high school. We appreciated ASU President Crow’s vision for HigherEd.
This week’s stories share a variety of ways EdLeaders are supporting student learning as well. From working to transform education through data interoperability efforts to partnering to create pathways to college, it’s clear so many of us are working toward the same goal: supporting students for a successful future.
Dollars & Deals
1. MSDF + $1 Billion Dollars
— Tom Vander Ark (@tvanderark) May 12, 2017
We’re big fans of what the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation do with their grants. Have you been keeping up with Project Unicorn?
2. We Have Liftoff
— TechCrunch (@TechCrunch) May 16, 2017
The payload of this rocket will help bring broadband to poor and rural regions of the world, which will go a long way for improving access to information and learning.
It’s A #ProjectBased World
3. PBL Chopped Challenge
— New Tech Network (@newtechnetwork) May 16, 2017
Do you think your PBL is the best PBL? Time to put your money where your mouth is and enter this challenge–and then lend your voice to the High-Quality PBL Project!
4. Feeling All the Feels
— Emily Liebtag, Ed.D. (@EmilyLiebtag) May 16, 2017
Deeper, Further, Faster #HigherEd
5. CZI Boosts College Pathways
— John Bailey (@John_Bailey) May 16, 2017
The percent of low-income high school kids enrolling in college is decreasing. This is a pressing concern, and we appreciate every effort to reverse this trend.
#Teachers & #EdLeaders
6. Summit 2017
— ASU+GSV Summit (@asugsvsummit) May 5, 2017
We had a great time at the ASU GSV Summit last week. Wondering what you missed? We covered some of the highlights on the blog, including a great keynote from Michael Crow on the future of Higher Ed.
7. UDL & Accessibility in #K12
— Aurora Institute (@Aurora_Inst) May 15, 2017
WEBINAR TODAY! Be sure to register for this webinar on Universal Design for Learning (UDL), a framework that creates learning environments designed to be open and accessible to all students, especially those with disabilities.
8. Save The Date: #DLDay 2018
— Thomas C. Murray (@thomascmurray) May 16, 2017
Next year’s Digital Learning Day is officially scheduled! It’s never too early to start preparing.
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