Career & Technical Ed

Town Hall Recap: Real World Learning

[…] preparation for success in both client projects and internships. The first high-quality internship preparation I saw was at Blue Valley CAPS, under Donna’s guidance, where students were preparing for interviews and learning job skills. CAPS has become a national, even global, leader in preparing students for real-world learning, including client projects and internships. Donna […]

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Ed Policy

Julian Guerrero on Pathways and Programs for Indigenous Youth

[…] attend public schools outside of reservation systems.  They also discuss the importance of fostering collaboration between various levels of government and education systems, stressing the importance of principals and superintendents understanding the unique needs and potential of Native American students. Guerrero’s experiences underline the necessity of developing relationships and networks that support educational leaders […]

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Schools Worth Visiting

[…] does all three well. Through school visits and PLCs, the 4000 student school was transformed from a school with great test scores to a place that is preparing great people. (See case study, a feature on facilities, and podcast.)  Singapore American School Green. The Green School in Bali combines a rigorous K-12 core curriculum […]

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Leadership

Mark White and Dwight Carter on Leading Schools in Disruptive Times

[…] day and age. Parents will fact check you and make sure you’re consistent,” said Mark. “You have to promote your school all the time,” said Dwight. “ Principals are the chief storyteller. Get as many positive messages out as possible.”. Mark and Dwight also shared the following words of parting advice: “People who say […]

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Future of Learning

Podcast: Tony Wagner on Learning By Heart

[…] networks and leading by influence Agility and adaptability Initiative and entrepreneurialism Accessing and analyzing information Effective written and oral communication Curiosity and imagination Most Likely to Succeed: Preparing Our Kids for the Innovation Era (2015) was written with Ted Dintersmith to accompany a movie of the same name. It presents a new vision of American […]

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Future of Learning

Podcast: Patricia Deklotz on High School Transformation

[…] health careers from technicians to surgeons. The high school was remodeled creating collaborative learning spaces that better support personalized learning in the academies and the comprehensive school.  Principals of the charter academies sit on Deklotz’s leadership team. She has created a collaborative environment where leaders learn together.  Deklotz sees a big improvement in agency […]

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