Posts by Tom Vander Ark
Café Momentum is not just a restaurant, it’s a youth development system with an ecosystem of support including paid internships, education and training, and physical and mental health support.
Projects develop critical skills including problem definition, design thinking, problem-solving, communications, collaboration, and project management.
Rooted Schools exist to provide “personal pathways to financial freedom" and is emerging as a national microschool network blending college credit, work experience and industry credentials (a nimble, next-gen P-TECH cousin) with strong supports in student-centered environments.
YouScience Discovery is a series of brain games that uncover learner aptitudes and match them with best-fit careers.
Today, Paper has about 500 corporate employees and 2,100 tutors supporting more than 2.5 million learners in 30 states. It’s available statewide in Mississippi, a state that has demonstrated dramatic improvement in literacy rates.
Educator micro-credentials give teachers more voice and choice in their learning, allowing them some choice in what they learn, how they learn, and how they demonstrate their learning.