Difference Making

“Height, Light and Exposed Structure”–Places That Display and Celebrate Learning

[…] so that it shouts from wall to wall, reverberating through spaces of learning and care. Here, learning is a celebration. Founder of the High Tech High network Larry Rosenstock (featured image) visited the abandoned Naval Training Center San Diego in 1999 where he found old warehouses with high ceilings. After gaining access to one and […]

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New Pathways

Real World Learning in San Diego High Schools

[…] assessments, internships for all students, and close links to the high-tech workplace.  The hallways of High Tech High Mesa On creating great real-world learning schools, HTH founder Larry Rosenstock said, “Make the city the text, let students do most of the talking, ask students to use their heads and hands, use tech as production more than […]

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EdTech

Peer Mentoring Works…and Now It’s Scalable

[…] more deeply and ask better questions, cementing the learning and their confidence far beyond the hour-long session. I met founder Jared Wells 23 years ago when he helped Larry Rosenstock open High Tech High. As Assessment Director, Wells thought deeply about formative feedback and support strategies. He left four years later to return to his tutoring […]

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Future of Learning

Our Learning Future from A to Z

[…] learning or work experience. (*Campaign to End Loneliness) Creativity — A fundamentally human skill, to create something that wasn’t there before, great words from a mentor of mine Larry Rosenstock. In this creativity crisis, it’s essential we develop our unique creativity at all levels of education and work to best contribute to the economy and society. […]

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Future of Learning

Podcast: 5 Reasons High Schools Should Help Young People Find and Make Their Unique Contribution

[…] High School  One Stone’s One Event  The Purpose Project  Getting Smart’s Guidebook in collaboration with Teton Science Schools to be released in 2020  Teton Science Schools  PlaceSchools.org  Larry Rosenstock (CEO of High Tech High) Cajon Valley Union School District Episode 191 – Rethinking Educator Preparation: Experiential, Connected, Applied Episode 190 – Exposing Engineering to Underrepresented […]

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Future of Learning

Podcast: Tony Wagner on Learning By Heart

[…] the path forward. Wagner was influential in helping to shape the early Gates Foundation agenda and facilitated introductions to sector leaders including Ted Sizer, Deborah Meier, and Larry Rosenstock. Some of Tony’s high impact books include: How Schools Change (second edition, 2002) recaps Tony’s dissertation at Harvard, a qualitative review of school change efforts in […]

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Difference Making

David Price on the Power of Us

[…] that’s available to us right now. Tom thanks David for joining the podcast. Mentioned in This Episode: David Price The Power of Us: How We Connect, Act, and Innovate Together, by David Price Open: How We‘ll Work, Live and Learn in the Future, by David Price Mastery Transcript Consortium Canadian Education Association Sparks & Honey Learnlife Getting Smart Podcast Ep. 275: “John Winsor on the Open Talent Economy” Garry Ridge | CEO of WD-40 Larry Rosenstock | High Tech High Getting Smart Podcast Ep. 208: “Esther Wojcicki on Raising Successful People” Difference Making at the Heart of Learning, by Tom Vander Ark and Emily Liebtag — Enter code Smart20 to save 20% off the cover price! Stay in-the-know with innovations in learning by signing up for the weekly Smart Update.

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