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?
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.
In Linda Buchner's new podcast, she talks to Tom Vander Ark about Smart Cities, Smart Parents, and GenDIY, three thought leadership campaigns attempting to illuminate the path forward.
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.
By: Dr. Jan E. Odegard. Odegard discusses why academic communities can and should collaborate with city leaders to create a workforce development program that meets the needs of everyone it serves.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.