How to Take Responsibility for the Future of Education
By: Thomas Hatch. We must hold our communities accountable for making the changes in our society and education that we want to see and create equitable educational opportunities.
We Built Boring Schools, Then We Put Them Online–Science Has the Fix
Now is the perfect time to explore important factors that go into building better learner experiences and schools.
Human Work: Learn Stuff Computers Can’t Do
Learning design should be centered around the broader aims of what students can achieve and how they can solve the biggest problems facing society.
How To Unblock Curiosity And Build Creativity
Curiosity might be the most important disposition of the new age. Unlocking curiosity may the key to innovating.
Invention Opportunity: Measuring What Matters
By: Devin Vodicka. It's time for an invention opportunity around assessments - create new policies, practices, and tools that encourage the development of purposeful goals tied to whole-child and competency-based learning progressions.
Pandemic Opportunity: Rethink Education Accountability
Tom discusses what an updated accountability system may look like and what our school systems need to create equitable achievement.
The Biggest Source of Inequity Might Be the Way We Fund Schools
In America, there are several sources of inequities in wealth and income but Tom looks to uncover what might be the biggest source of inequity—school funding.
Leaders Are Not the Chief Decider, They Are Decision Architects
Decision making now includes more complexity, more stakeholders, and more agreements needed to be reached. Leaders need better tools and templates to make better decisions yielding coherent and effective change.
Invention Opportunity: Creating a Shared Reality
In the first of the Invention Opportunity series, Tom discusses the importance of shared reality - a necessity of leadership and systems.
15 Invention Opportunities in Learning
By: Tom Vander Ark. The pandemic quickly shifted modalities and use patterns and resulted in new capabilities and stretched perceptions of possibilities. Tom shares 15 opportunities for invention in learning.