One important aspect of teacher preparation today is project-based learning (PBL). Here are five reasons we feel teachers should be PBL prepared and five key practices of a PBL teacher.
Our new blog series #AskAboutAI will encourage parents, teachers, mentors and advisors to engage young people in a dialog about the emerging automation economy and the ethical and economic implications of artificial intelligence (AI).
The importance of social emotional learning is widely recognized as key to success in life as it can help today's students become better learners, team members, contributors and friends.
We've made a great deal of progress in personalized learning in the last five years, but there is still work to do. Here are six signs of progress as well as six barriers to overcome in 2016.
The Getting Smart Podcast is celebrating its 40th episode this week. Here is a list of all of the podcasts we've created over the past year with education leaders across the nation.
The age of smart local manufacturing is just around the corner, and today's students will need to be prepared. Here are next steps for educators to provide manufacturing and coding pathways.
High expectations are an important part of a school model, culture and community. Here are several examples of how schools and programs are helping students learn to deliver on professional grade expectations.
Predicting the future is challenging, but Global Education Futures has developed a thoughtful and optimistic view of the future--one that is a bit different in language and tone than the U.S. dialogue.
Our new paper with Buck Institute of Education, 'Preparing Students for a Project-Based World,' discusses the need to provide today's students access to high-quality project-based learning for future success.
The majority of graduation requirements in today's schools have looked similar for over a century. It's time to rethink what today's graduates should know and be able to do, as well as the teaching approach.