Posts by Caroline Vander Ark
10 Reasons Why Lifelong Learning is the Only Option
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.
Cause Marketing for Educators, Eduprenuers & Students
Whether a teacher, school leader or service provider, you’re in the cause marketing business. Cause marketing, in the broadest sense, is a marketing effort for social or charitable cause.
Infographic | Reclaiming the Classroom Words of Wisdom
In his new book Reclaiming the Classroom, Trenton Goble shares words of wisdom for teachers, principles, unions, and edtech companies.
Project Management Tools for School and Work
In an effort to continue working smarter, not harder, our team has been trying out some new task and project management tools. Being organized and communicating well is essential for success with team members in four time zones. Here is a quick scan of tools our team is currently using.
#YearInReview: 10 Ways Crowdsourcing Advances Learning
Crowdsourcing: obtaining services and solutions from an online community. We saw 8 great examples of crowdsourcing at work in education in 2015.
10 Coding & Computer Science Blogs to Bookmark
In celebration of Hour of Code and Computer Science Education Week (December 7-11) we dug into the Getting Smart vault to share our top 10 favorite coding and computer science blogs. They are packed full of resources for educators, parents, students and thought leaders.
Infographic | Next-Gen Learning Platforms
This infographic provides a feature snapshot and desired features for fourteen learning platforms the Getting Smart researched. The graphic also provides a set of decision making tips for schools and districts.
Infographic | 11 Tips for Work/Life Balance
As parents, educators and business leaders we should keep in mind tips for finding the elusive work/life balance.
11 Tips to Find the Elusive Work/Life Balance
As parents, educators and business leaders we should keep in mind the importance of staying balanced. The work/life balance can be difficult to find. Here are 11 tips that work for Team Getting Smart.
E-Line Media Releases New World Game: Foxtales
E-Line Media recently announced the release of the first expansion to Never Alone (Kisima Ingitchuna), Foxtales a World Game.