Posts by Getting Smart Staff
World of Work Summit: Pathways For All
We’re excited to be supporting the upcoming World of Work Summit, to better showcase the inspiring work embedded in this school community. This conference will be a convening of trailblazers blurring the lines between K-12 and the World of Work, career development and paths to gainful employment.
Design for Delight: Building Durable Schools with Learners
After observing the camp, America Succeeds created a case study sharing the four-day summer camp experience and their verdict on if it truly supports learners in creating and building Durable Skills that will serve them in high school and beyond.
13 Blogs and Podcasts to Add to Your Winter Playlist
We gathered some of our top blogs, podcasts, and town halls below which you’ll definitely want to add to your winter playlist to close out the year.
Can’t Miss Education Conferences in 2023
Like many of these conferences, this list hasn’t been the same for the last few years. Rampant cancellations, breakneck pivots and restricted gatherings have forced conferences and events to reinvent themselves in order to continue bringing people and ideas together. It seems that we are looking towards a brighter future,…
North Star Goal: Every Learner on a Personalized Pathway
Recent policies, commitments and initiatives at the state and national level are paving the way for new, effective pathways to skillful employment.
Hispanic and Latino Organizations Changing The Lives of Young Learners
It’s National Hispanic Heritage Month and to honor it, we’ve rounded up a few organizations that are helping to change the landscape of education for Latinx and Hispanic leaders and learners around the country. Below are the organizations you need to know.
GreenLight Means Go: Where Learner and Employment Records Are Headed
GreenLight is one of a handful in the larger Learner and Employment Record ecosystem solving for frictionless systems to store and share learning.
Smart List: Learning Platforms
The Getting Smart Staff shares an updated non-comprehensive list of platforms.
School Shootings Are Preventable
At Getting Smart, we often think about innovation for equity - and this includes safety for every young person in every school as the fundamental basis for whole-child learning. This is a challenge we must solve.
Work-Based Learning Ecosystems: Improving Opportunity for All
GPS shares a new white paper on what's possible in work-based learning.