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Emily Liebtag

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Emily is Vice President of Advocacy at Getting Smart. She believes every young person deserves a world-class education and partners with educators and education-focused organizations to try and help make that a reality. Emily usually is researching and reading about project-based learning, global education, teacher preparation and place-based education. Connect with Emily at @EmilyLiebtag.

Odyssey STEM: First to Combine Big Picture Learning and altSchool

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What does it mean to be deeply connected to your mission but also responsive to new student needs and goals? Take a look at how Odyssey STEM Academy worked to design their school and learning environments.

HQPBL Case Study: Energy Institute High School

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The Energy Institute High School is the first-ever high school devoted to preparing students to enter careers in the energy field, and high quality Project Based Learning (HQPBL) is at its core. Learn how schools can partner together with industries to provide HQPBL experiences which prepare students to succeed in their next phase of life.

The Evolution of the Denver Public Schools Portfolio

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Denver Public Schools is the district to watch when it comes to portfolios. Tom shares how the DPS portfolio model is the one to watch.

Defining High-Quality Project-Based Learning

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Discover how the new Framework for High-Quality Project-Based Learning helps educators better prepare students to contribute in the innovation economy.

El Paso Schools: How the NTN Partnership Accelerated Progress

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In 2015-2016, El Paso Independent School District formed a partnership with New Tech Networks. Our latest Case Study shows how this partnership fostered real progress and real results.

Project-Based Learning and the Performing Arts: A Match Made in Heaven

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By: Mary Ryerse and Emily Liebtag. We recently came across "one of the coolest examples of project-based learning" that they have recently seen. When paired with Performing Arts, PBL does not only promote creativity—it inspires.

Camp C-Block Introduces Blockchain Technology to Black Girls

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Project Bitmobile aims to empower women and girls in this emerging technical field by providing real-life introductions to blockchain technology by increasing awareness of the possibilities of blockchain technology and crypto assets.

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