This new private, non-profit school, truly appealing to a global audience, intends to bring the best of online learning, project-based pedagogy and social-emotional learning together for the first cohorts of students by this September.
In this special edition episode, Tom is flying solo to outline 20 global trends that learning leaders need to consider.
By: Eric Tucker & Tom Vander Ark. Eric and Tom lay out a 10-point plan on how to reopen schools post-pandemic with equity in mind and strengthening systems as the focus.
By incorporating a sense of place in instruction, teachers and community partners have adapted programs to keep students engaged even during distance learning. Jack Chin explores how place-based experiences shape learners for today's world.
Are you considering the power of place for your learning community? The energy of place can spur our students’ productivity and creativity.
Looking for a way to assess learning in competency-based environments? Here are 13 valuable resources to get you started.
In our special edition Friday podcast episode, Tom speaks with Greg Smith about climate change and place-based education.
COVID-19 made inequities in learning even more visible. Kyle shares ways project-based learning can narrow the learning gap.
Caroline Vander Ark has long appreciated community and school gardens but worried that they often didn’t connect to student learning and create a lasting impact. However, when she heard about the work of Big Green she was intrigued and reached out to Kate Waller, who manages their national growth to learn more.
By: T. Vander Ark & R. Midles. Tom and Rebecca share seven types of schools that provide a learner-centered alternative to traditional high schools.