Powerful Learning Experiences: Why All Students Deserve Access
By: Connie Yowell & Tom Vander Ark Consider for a moment how access to learning experiences can vary dramatically for students. One student goes to a school where they regularly conduct research projects, they can freely work in the school’s makerspace, they compete on the debate team, and have a summer job with real responsibility. . . .
Building on the Power of Digital Badges to Create Future-Ready Learning and Job Experiences for Students
By: Connie Yowell Take a moment to envision what the future of learning and work will look like in the next 10 to 20 years. Do you see the current model of education and business existing as we know it today? Perhaps some elements will remain the same but almost everyone will agree there must, . . .
Podcast: Connie Yowell & Paul LeBlanc on Extending Access to Higher Ed from Chicago to Rwanda
This blog and podcast was originally published on GettingSmart.com. In the most interesting deal of 2018, Southern New Hampshire University, the leading online university, and LRNG, the leading out of school learning platform merged. Connie Yowell, CEO of LRNG and EVP of SNHU, saw the merger as an opportunity to establish meaningful pathways to the middle . . .