Posts by Tom Vander Ark

New Pathways

Real World Learning: Client Projects Are Trending 

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…

New Pathways

Inviting Learners into Work That Matters

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.