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Al4ALL is a new Oakland nonprofit that is introducing artificial intelligence to high school students --and, more specifically -- girls. The goal is to help high school students learn to use AI for good and to increase diversity and inclusion in computer science. In this new podcast episode, Tom talk with Executive Director Tess Posner.
February 07, 2018
Tom Vander Ark recently chatted with Supt. Of Meriden Public Schools, Mark Benigni about Meriden's shift to student-centered learning, more voice and choice through personalized learning and the creation of a highly collaborative leadership climate. Benigni also notes the 10 lessons that made him an EdWeek Leader to Learn From.
January 10, 2018
In this episode of the Getting Smart Podcast, Tom sits down with Daniel to learn more about his life as an international educator, the American School of Paris, Daniel's goals and challenges in international education, and what he thinks all American educators should know about international education.
November 01, 2017
Download and listen in to an interview with Julie Young, CEO of ASU Prep Digital. Hear Julie's predictions on the future of online learning, what made FLVS and ASU Prep Digital huge successes, future plans for the program and reflections on her time at FLVS. You'll also learn why concurrent enrollment is opening more doors for students.
October 30, 2017
If we have a list of the issues that will shape the future--an earth owner's manual--when and how should we introduce them to young people? What does it mean to be really ready and why should we be encouraging young people to engage with the world's most important issue? Tom Vander Ark answers these questions and more.
October 25, 2017
Tom share's key highlights and findings from Age of Agility: Education Pathways for the Future of Work, a new report from America Succeeds.
October 23, 2017
Workbench is making it easier to teach with projects and extending equitable access to great PBL tools. Read more about the Baltimore startup and why the city has become a hotspot for EdTech.
October 18, 2017
The most powerful tools the world has ever known have been created- and while they have the potential to make lives better, there's a bigger problem we must be aware of. AI Advancements are moving faster than civic infrastructure can handle. Here's 10 issues we're not prepared for.
June 15, 2016
In three months 32 Boise teenagers will experience a very different kind of school, one "rooted in empathy, innovation and student-centered learning" to prepare them for whatever path they choose after graduation.