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SSATB: Who We Are » Think Tank » Assessing Character: A Meeting With ETS' Patrick Kyllonen

SSATB: Who We Are » Think Tank » Assessing Character: A Meeting With ETS' Patrick Kyllonen | altschool | Scoop.it
A blog about the workings of the SSATB Think Tank on the Future of Assessment. (All about @altschool : The #SSATB Think Tank learns more about #microschooling, in @JonathanEMartin newest blog post!
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School as a "Long Now" Project

School as a "Long Now" Project | altschool | Scoop.it
"Lately, I’ve been fascinated by Long Now projects -- innovations that are designed with a 10,000 year timeframe in mind," says Max.
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Learn Design Thinking at AltSchool's Summer Camp

Learn Design Thinking at AltSchool's Summer Camp | altschool | Scoop.it
Students will be guided through a one-week mission to prototype, design, build, and present their own mock-up of a virtual candy store. (Only a few spots left in our summer camp! Join us for a weeklong adventure in engineering and design thinking.
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AltSchool Recreating Traditional Schoolhouses - The Potrero View

AltSchool Recreating Traditional Schoolhouses - The Potrero View | altschool | Scoop.it
AltSchool Recreating Traditional Schoolhouses
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In a complicated world, Altschool's philosophy is simple.
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AltSchool Raises $33 Million in Series A Funding to Transform K-8 Education

AltSchool is a network of micro-schools that combines standout teachers, parental guidance, technology, and deep research to offer K-8 students highly person...
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Elementary School With A Startup Twist: AltSchool Raises $33M

Elementary School With A Startup Twist: AltSchool Raises $33M | altschool | Scoop.it
A former Google executives quest to create better education options for his children now has some big investor backing. AltSchool, a startup focusing on private micro-schools that offer personalized education options for elementary students, announced today that it has raised $33 Million.

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Aardvark Founder Max Ventilla Is Trying To Turn Education On Its Head With AltSchool

Aardvark Founder Max Ventilla Is Trying To Turn Education On Its Head With AltSchool | altschool | Scoop.it
Alice, a single mom living in Daly City, was facing major roadblocks with her public school system. Her five-year-old son was advanced enough to enter first grade instead of kindergarten.

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Max Ventilla - Fast Company

Max Ventilla - Fast Company | altschool | Scoop.it
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Armed with $28 million in venture-capital funding, AltSchool is now building a network of schools in the Bay Area and around the country. "You want to avoid thinking you know more than you do," says Ventilla.
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OPINION: Silicon Valley and the Edtech Revolution - EdSurge

OPINION: Silicon Valley and the Edtech Revolution - EdSurge | altschool | Scoop.it
OPINION: Silicon Valley and the Edtech Revolution
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More recently a tech founder from Google and Aardvark, Max Ventilla, founded a new kind of school called AltSchool to rethink how children are taught.
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AltSchool: A look at education of the future? | Philanthropy Daily

AltSchool: A look at education of the future? | Philanthropy Daily | altschool | Scoop.it
A look at #education of the future: @altschoolsf ~ http://t.co/kvZ0fglsiG
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Disruptive influences in class - FT.com

Disruptive influences in class - FT.com | altschool | Scoop.it
As an engineer at Google, Max Ventilla built products used by millions every day. Now he wants to use the lessons he learnt there to revolutionise one of the few fields technology has yet to disrupt: primary school.
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AltSchool: Our Educational Approach

Hear AltSchool's Founder and CEO, Max Ventilla, discuss the school's culture and approach to re-imagining education.
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How This Startup's "Micro-School" Network Could Change The Way We Educate Now

How This Startup's "Micro-School" Network Could Change The Way We Educate Now | altschool | Scoop.it
With $33 million in the bank, AltSchool is looking to scale its "full-stack" approach--and the technology platform behind it.
Behold, on stage: a study in contrasts.
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Alt School's Personalized Education

Education is one of the last industries that is still going through massive change and disruption with the introduction of technology. In particular, we've s...
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AltSchool, The Startup That Is Going To Reinvent Primary Education ...

“As you can see from the video above, AltSchool's first classroom is in the Dogpatch neighborhood of San Francisco, and currently has around 20 students between the ages of five and 10. They are split into two main learning ...
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Former Googler’s AltSchool Raises $33M From Founders Fund And A16Z To Reimagine Primary Education | TechCrunch

Former Googler’s AltSchool Raises $33M From Founders Fund And A16Z To Reimagine Primary Education | TechCrunch | altschool | Scoop.it

AltSchool, a new startup aiming to transform K-8 education and schools, has raised $33 million in Series A financing led by Founders Fund and Andreessen.. (Interesting concept.."micro-schools" built around technology and personalized learning.


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How This Startup's "Micro&School" Network Could Change The Way We ... - Fast Company

How This Startup's "Micro&School" Network Could Change The Way We ... - Fast Company | altschool | Scoop.it
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