Posts by Tom Vander Ark
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.
The Green Schools National Network (GSNN) is a collaborative of more than 300 schools in 13 states working together to create climate friendly communities.
SparkNC is a cooperative of 17 North Carolina school districts that will advance career pathways to high tech employment.
Gem Prep is launching several microschools called Learning Societies across Idaho that will be using their online schools curriculum, with experienced parents running the sites at locations including churches, homes, and business office space.
There needs to be a different way of thinking about unlocking human potential, one that treats knowledge as fundamentally linked to practice, people as having rich potential, and any designed innovation as just one component – rather than the sole focus – of an empowering ecosystem.
The new mission of school is cultivating curiosity, purpose and problem solving by inviting learners into real world challenges in diverse teams using smart tools.
Tom Vander Ark and Eric Tucker highlight seven ways to improve student learning and development.