Posts by Tom Vander Ark
What if you could combine the immersive benefits of an internship with the problem-solving and deliverables production involved in managing a project? You can gain the benefits of both with a client project, the latest learner experience design trend in high school and college education. Client projects can be extremely valuable…
The rise of artificial intelligence, especially generative AI, boosts productivity in content creation--text, code, images and increasingly video. Here are six preliminary conclusions about the nature of work and learning.
We’ve found pockets of excellence in three dozen high school visits this spring and where we’ve spotted evidence of deeper learning (i.e., engagement, critical thinking, excellent public products) it’s been work that matters to the learner and their community-- it’s relevant, purposeful, and consequential work.
It’s time for more new schools that meet new demands and take advantage of new opportunities--new schools inside public schools and public districts and new charter schools and networks.
At St. Vrain Valley School District, the commitment to supporting great teaching in every classroom is unparalleled.
The Work Program at Paul Quinn College provides students with meaningful service opportunities that help develop competitive job skills while contributing toward the cost of their education.
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.