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Tom Vander Ark is author of 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 4.0 Schools, eduInnovation, Digital Learning Institute, Imagination Foundation and Education Board Partners. Follow Tom on Twitter, @tvanderark.
Grand Rapids Public Museum School

Four Emerging Trends in Learning

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Imagine going to school in a museum and studying real artifacts. Imagine a sustained relationship with an advisor who helps you...
Purdue Polytechnic High School in Indianapolis

Four 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...
Keyona found meaningful employment after participating in Mi Casa Resource Center's entry-level training program.

Earn & Learn Banking: Stackable Credential Career Pathway in Financial Services

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Keyona was stuck in dead-end retail jobs. She knew she needed a change but didn’t know where to start. Last fall, she...
Dr. Michael Hinojosa

Making Dallas Schools Work for Students, Teachers and Business

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Dallas is in his DNA. Dr. Michael Hinojosa grew up raised a family, taught and coached, and has served as superintendent...
Students learn Common Core concepts with software from Curriculum Associates.

The Best Impact Story in Education Keeps Getting Better

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Curriculum Associates is the best edtech success story in America, in several ways. Eleven years ago, Rob Waldron took the helm of...
Acton Academy

7 Ways Microschools Help Communities Innovate

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What if you could start a school in six weeks instead of six years? What if you could launch a school...
PLTW booth

How an Indianapolis Nonprofit Transformed American STEM Education

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Almost half of American public secondary schools use an active project- and problem-based approach to science, technology, engineering and math (STEM)...

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