Personalized Learning

6 Categories of Deeper Learning Skills for Education Leaders

By: Karen Cator. It's essential for education leaders at all levels to understand, articulate and model deeper learning skills. The role that micro-credentials play when it comes to teacher expertise in deeper learning skills and ways education leaders can develop their skills in six different areas.


No More Cookie-Cutter Schools

In Teaching the Digital Generation, Frank Kelly, joins authors Ted McCain and Ian Jukes to provide a resource that enables leaders to combine facilities and curriculum planning to create next-generation schools.


High Expectations at #NSVFSummit 2014

Today, at the New Schools Venture Fund Summit the group of more than 1,000 attendees were treated to an incredible keynote from Bryan Stevenson, founder of the Equal Justice Initiative.


EdTech 10: Springtime Trifecta

This week marked the end of the spring conference trifecta of SXSWedu, ASU/GSV Summit and NSVF Summit. We’re returning home for awhile with new scratches on our suitcases, new Clever t-shirts just in time for spring, and a renewed energy to continue the important work we are all doing to bring the best learning opportunities to students everywhere. This week’s Top Ten provides evidence of everyone from states to start-ups rolling up their sleeves to do just that.

Ed Policy

NewSchools & New Tools: PD, Games & MOOCs

Tom Friedman summed up what we saw as a major theme of the conference by saying “With edtech, don't lose focus on what matters most - great teachers.” This theme seemed to be echoed in the sessions our team attended and hallway conversations.


You Don’t Know Jack

I want to wake up with the same enthusiasm for life (at least after coffee) and learn with the same conviction that she hits the trail with.


Out of Poverty Into Opportunity

Dr. Idit Harel Caperton. At the NewSchools Venture Fund SUMMIT2012 (in collaboration with The Aspen Institute) this May in San Francisco, NewSchools CEO Ted Mitchell gave an inspiring address to one thousand members of America's leading education reform movement.