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Erik Day

Erik manages projects for Getting Smart’s strategic advisory partnerships. With a system-oriented outlook and a background in marketing and communication, he oversees the details that ensure our partners’ initiatives are powerful and effective. Follow him on Twitter @ErkDay.

21 Global Education Resources to Continue Expanding Your Students’ Horizons

At a time when global issues seem closer to home than ever before, we’ve been grateful for the opportunity to spend a week looking at how we can help our students develop cultural competencies. Here are 21 resources to fuel continued thought and effort.

Philadelphia Is Reimagining Arts & Creativity Education Programming

By: Erik Day and Emily Liebtag. With their new Arts & Creativity Framework, Philadelphia is rethinking what arts education means and bringing it into the 21st century with a replicable strategy focused on stakeholder voice, resource allocation and community engagement.

Smart List: 50 Organizations, Schools, Networks and Resources Improving SEL

We’ve recently been struck by just how many great SEL resources and organizations we’ve worked with and heard about. It’s enough to feel a bit overwhelmed. We compiled this list of 50 good resources to get the ball rolling and hear your recommendations for new ones.

Digital Promise and Facebook Developing New Micro-Credentials Program

Digital skills are skyrocketing in demand. More than 8 in 10 middle-skill jobs (82%) require digital skills, and tech companies everywhere often have trouble finding suitable candidates. A new initiative of Digital Promise and Facebook is looking to change that.

5 New Teaching Methods Improving Education

For those just getting started in the world of education innovation and improvement, we’ve created this overview of what we feel are five of the most important new teaching methods making a positive impact on students’ learning.

Learn to Earn: The Entrepreneurship Education Landscape

Entrepreneurship education for adults is gaining momentum, and it has taken some interesting shapes. Here's what we found in a recent survey of leading entrepreneurship programs.

A “National Math Storytelling Day” Story

Today is National Math Storytelling Day, an opportunity for us all--though especially the students among us--to get excited about math through stories and games, and help us appreciate all the ways math improves our daily lives.