Posts by tyler
AI and Push Learning for Student Guidance and Advisory
Oli is a chatbot that combines artificial intelligence with human experts to provide college guidance. The essential goal of the platform is to nudge students to progress through the admissions process according to a timeline.
Using ‘Most Likely to Succeed’ to Spark Community Dialogue
Unfortunately, since the debut of 'Most Likely to Succeed' not much has changed in how we’ve been preparing young people for the careers of tomorrow, which in many cases arrived yesterday. Recognizing this are countless communities who are using the movie as a way to generate conversations at the local level.
It Really is Okay to Leave School
There is a whole culture, a whole possibility of living without school - and people who do it not only were fine, they are better than fine. There is no downside to not going to school. 'Just quit school and have a better life' who would possibly think that is true?
How Storytelling Works in the Brain and Why We Need Stories
Stories--with their intentional character development, plot formation, inflection points, and communicated core beliefs progress far beyond the basic language areas of the brain. They are crucial in
Friday Institute Project Designs MOOCs for Educators
Friday Institute for Educational Innovation at NC State University’s College of Education announce the offering of "MOOC-Eds" - Massive, open, online courses for educators.
Getting Smart’s Top Stories of 2015
2015 was HUGE for GettingSmart.com. In this blog we look back at Getting Smart's most viewed and beloved blogs of 2015.
EdTech 10: 2015 News Stories Worth Remembering in 2016
Well, well, well… It’s that time of year again to look back on the progress made and say “that’s right!” With 2016 just around the corner, this edition of EdTech 10 is all about looking back at the 10 biggest stories that crossed our desktops in 2015.
Buck the Quo by Living Your Passion & Choosing Your Own Path
Buck the Quo is a campaign that’s barnstorming local communities in Idaho helping teens answer tough questions on finding a passion, and connecting that passion to a career pathway.
Is Coding the Most Important Language to Learn Right Now?
Five important reasons for expanding access to coding learning experiences in K-12 and why the ability to code can level the playing field and provide access to postsecondary and well paying jobs.
25 Must Watch Video Channels for Learning
Teachers, schools, and districts are ready to make the shift from the “why” to implement to the “how” to implement next-gen learning. And, for many “seeing” is more than believing. Seeing can lead to learning and understanding.