EdTech

How Cities are Getting Smart Using Artificial Intelligence

By the middle of the century, two-thirds of the world’s population is projected to live in urban areas. This rapid urbanization leads to big problems that create a demand for smart city solutions. How will AI help? How could it hurt?

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Smart Lists

Smart List: 30 School Districts Worth Visiting

Leading a public school district is difficult and complicated work. But done well, there is no other job that can change how a community thinks about itself, its children and its future. Here, we look at 30 districts that are changing the trajectory of both education and their communities.

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Place Based Education

HigherEd Approaches to Empowering Students

By: Jeffrey Partridge. Often in higher ed, place-based pedagogy implementation is left to individual educators. However, here are several examples of colleges that make place-based education central to their identity, and an exploration of the benefits they have discovered from doing so.

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Equity & Access

Closing The Achievement Gap With The Power of Data

The Education Equality Index (EEI) site recently released its national data analysis findings, providing insights from high achieving schools that could help close long-standing achievement gaps for students from underserved communities.

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Smart Lists

Smart List: 100 Middle & High Schools Worth Visiting

School visits are a great way to learn. After a lot of visits of our own, and a number of community recommendations, we’re excited to share this list of 100 secondary schools that can give educators a refreshing outlook on what schools can do.

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Place Based Education

On the Ground with Place-Based Ed: Investigating City Plans

By: Annie Holub. It was probably the craziest field trip idea I’d ever had, and I was sure my principal would say no. But in the end, my students agreed that their experience with Place-Based Ed was valuable and worthwhile. Here's what we did.

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Learning Design

An Answer to Innovative Education “Beyond the Forest”

As the world increasingly becomes more interconnected and technologically dependent, are we ultimately leading more purposeful lives? Andreia Mitrea, edupreneur and CEO of Colina Learning Center (CLC), explores an educational model to ensure the answer is YES.

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Leadership

Professional Learning: The Power of School Visits

School visits can be a powerful part of a professional learning plan and a critical part of a school transformation effort. Here are five specific reasons we feel school visits are a must-have item for community leader and school member participation.

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