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News and Opinion Nov 26, 2019

Tom Vander Ark Cites Turnaround’s Building Blocks For Learning Framework in Forbes

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Getting Smart CEO Tom Vander Ark cited Turnaround for Children’s Building Blocks for Learning framework in his Forbes article, “The Case For Contribution: Why Schools Should Empower Difference Making.”

In the piece, Vander Ark discusses the role schools play in fostering the skills needed to develop civic-minded citizens who contribute to their communities. He references the top tier of Turnaround’s Building Blocks, stating:

“Finding a way to make a difference in the community uniquely develops all the top skills—self-direction, curiosity, and civic identity—identified by Turnaround for Children’s Building Blocks for Learning, a framework for the development of skills children need for success in school and beyond.”

Read the full article here.