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Caroline Vander Ark

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Caroline is President of Getting Smart. Follow Caroline on Twitter, @Cvanderark.

Avoid Summer Brain Drain with Place-Based Learning

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Avoid summer learning loss with powerful learning experiences outside the classroom walls. With place-based education students can continue learning and connect with their community.

Your Planning Process Signals What’s Important

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Having worked with hundreds of impact organizations, we have found that how you plan may be as important as what you decide.

Work with Us – Getting Smart is Hiring!

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Getting Smart is currently hiring for both full and part-time roles. Learn more about the opportunities and apply!

Modern Montessori: From Early Edu to High School

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At this year’s ASU-GSV Summit our team had the opportunity to facilitate a discussion on modern Montessori school models with a group of inspiring school leaders from around the country. Here's what we learned.

Initiative Aims to Catalyze the Personalized Learning Field

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New Profit, a non-profit venture philanthropy organization, recently announced the launch of a Personalized Learning Initiative supported by Chan Zuckerberg Initiative and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Read more here.

EduVoice: Personalized Learning Battle Round

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One of the most inspiring moments at SXSWedu this year was hearing the raw passion and excitement two educators have for both their students and personalized learning, as evidenced by the song lyrics from their performances at Battle Rounds.
A quote of an illustrated wood background that says "I'm still learning - Michelangelo at age 87"

10 Reasons Why Lifelong Learning is the Only Option

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Many have spoken about the importance of fostering an enduring love of learning and ongoing growth, and it will continue to grow in importance in the coming years. In this post, we talk about why that is, and what shapes lifelong learning can take.

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