Rethink School – How Do We Get There Part 1

Taking our education system from the Industrial Revolution model that creates good employees to a Digital Age model that creates good entrepreneurs is a concept many can agree upon. Where we lack consensus is how…
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Back to School – Tips and Tricks to Start the Year Off Right

The end of summer can be an emotional time for parents, students and teachers alike. There may be disappointment about returning to a structured schedule, excitement about seeing friends and apprehension or optimism about adjusting…
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Rethink School Part 3 – The Classroom Role

A growing number of educators recognize the traditional classroom lecture is no longer the only way to teach the real-world skills students will need in the future, such as creativity, critical thinking and problem solving,…
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Rethink School Part 2 – The School Role

The jobs of today look different than the jobs of yesterday, and as technology evolves they will also look different than those of tomorrow. If our focus is on preparing students for careers in today’s…
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Rethink School – The District Role

Business is evolving at a frantic pace. Uber is a verb, there’s an app for that, and ‘YouTuber’ is a viable career option, and that’s just in the past ten years. Careers and even industries…
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Skills Kids Need – Global Citizenship

Thomas Friedman, author of The World is Flat, once said, “In a flat world there is no such thing as an American job. There is just a job, and in more cases than ever before…
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Skills Kids Need: Forever Learners

Americans have always placed a premium on education, believing that a higher level of education correlated to a higher income. For decades this was true; between 1982 and 2001 the average wages earned by American…
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Skills Students Need: Resilience

Part 1 of a three-part series Career educators will tell you that what we teach and how we teach is constantly evolving. Today, that evolution is centered on automation; how will it impact the jobs…
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