Personalized Learning

The 12 Shifts for Student-Centered Hybrid Environments

With remote and hybrid learning staying on the horizon, it's critical to understand: how have expert education practitioners worldwide successfully adapted their practice in the uncertain education climate?

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Podcasts

Podcast: David Blustein on Working in America

In this week’s episode, Tom Vander Ark is talking with Dr. David Blustein, a Professor of Counseling Psychology at Boston College and the author of The Importance of Work in an Age of Uncertainty.

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Project-Based Learning

Good Enough? Helping Young People Develop a Picture of Good Work

High expectations are an important part of a school model, culture and community. Here are several examples of schools and programs that are helping students learn to deliver on professional grade expectations.

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Future of Learning

#IRL: 20 Tips for Real Life Learning

Join Tom Vander Ark on the blog as he outlines 20 tips on how to boost engagement and relevance with real-world learning.

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Schools Worth Visiting

For many years (at least until 2020), we visited about 100 innovative schools a year. It’s the most important form of professional learning we do for ourselves and for the educators that accompany us. It’s how we create and update a shared vision of powerful learning.  This page features some…

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Future of Learning

What 100 School Visits Taught Us This Year

We visited more than 100 schools this year. About half were new schools (in the last 20 years) and the other half were (at least partially) transformed. They were in every corner of the country and ranged from tiny rural schools in Idaho to big schools in Chicago (and a few in Europe and Asia). As a year-end reflection, we identified 10 lessons.

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