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Tom Vander Ark is author of Difference Making at the Heart of Learning, The Power of Place, Better Together, Smart Parents, Smart Cities and Getting Smart. He is co-founder of Getting Smart and Learn Capital and serves on the boards of Education Board Partners, 4.0 Schools, Digital Learning Institute, Latinx Education Collaborative, Mastery Transcript Consortium and eduInnovation. Follow Tom on Twitter, @tvanderark.
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How The International School of Prague Inspires, Engages & Empowers Learners

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International School of Prague (ISP) is a great example of a progressive international school that engages diverse learners in work that matters. Its coherent learning framework is one that any school could learn from.

Equipping Youth to Change the World

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Next-generation learning is learning that combines personalized learning sprints with impact projects. The Knowledge Society is using this learning style and helping students shape the future.
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A New Vision for a New Administration: Whole-Child Development, Learning and Thriving

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We need whole-child design now more than ever. It is essential to keep neuroscience and development at the core of learning.

What’s the EdTech Vaccine? 10 Design Principles

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There are 10 design shifts that represent an opportunity in learner experience and supporting learning tools that can improve the life trajectories of billions.
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Five Mega Trends Reshaping Global Learning

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Imagine school as a series of community-connected projects and skill sprints that develop leadership, collaboration and problem solving skills. Imagine a...

How Portable Learning Records Will Unlock Education And Employment Opportunities

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Comprehensive learner records have the ability to help students, teachers, and guardians track progress, coordinate services, and make informed decisions.

Guidance Gap: The Biggest Challenge We Face and How to Close It

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The dynamic employment market and expanding array of high school and postsecondary learning options make advisory services mission critical. A look at the growing guidance gap and why it's crucial we work to close it.

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