Announcing the “Sparking Entrepreneurial Thinking” Mini-Grant Recipients

Announcing the “Sparking Entrepreneurial Thinking” Mini-Grant Recipients

The NMC has selected three innovative learning-focused organizations and institutions to join the Sparking Entrepreneurial Thinking program. The goal of this initiative is to stimulate forward-thinking educational experiences that feature the learning and demonstration of real-world skills. Three $4,000 USD mini-grants have been awarded by the...
Measuring Learning > An NMC Horizon Project Strategic Brief

Measuring Learning > An NMC Horizon Project Strategic Brief

The report Measuring Learning > An NMC Horizon Project Strategic Brief was commissioned by HP to inform educators, policymakers, and economists.  A new vision of assessment is emerging around the concept of national learning “data ecosystems” that push information up from individual learning activities, classrooms, and schools, and merge...
Crossing the EdTech Chasm

Crossing the EdTech Chasm

Stop the finger pointing — most people are not early adopters, and that’s OK. For whatever you may think of the Crossing the Chasm framework from Geoffrey Moore (adapted from Everett Rogers’ “diffusion of innovation” model), I’ve seen firsthand the chasm between early adopters educators (enthusiasts and visionaries) and the early...