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The Future of Smart: Episode 2

Podcast host Dr. Ulcca Joshi Hansen speaks with author Annie Murphy Paul about her book The Extended Mind and how learning shifts when we break free of our brain bound conceptions of thought.

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Investing in Academic Supports for Students Still Matters

Giving Compass

Research and Policy Implications of STEAM Education for Young Students

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October 2020

Poised for the Unknown: A Responsive Grantmaking Strategy for Teaching & Learning

Principles for Effective Education Grantmaking - Case Study No. 19

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July 2020

Authentic Community Engagement in a Time of Crisis

During the spring of 2020, Grantmakers for Education held four master classes centered around the theme of authentic community engagement. Family voice and community voice are areas of growing interest among education grantmakers. Yet as leaders in positions of privilege, grantmakers must learn together how to navigate power and racial dynamics en route to empowering communities that have been marginalized in the past.

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July 2020

Education Grantmaking During COVID-19: Funding Learning from Home

In March 2020, a pandemic brought traditional in-classroom learning to a halt for more than 55 million students in the U.S. Teachers and families, in most cases, found themselves scrambling to provide remote learning at short notice.

What may have seemed like a fast solution, moving to online instruction, has highlighted challenges for many learners. Philanthropists across the country quickly stepped up to help fill the gaps. What are grantmakers funding? Who is at greatest risk? What should funders be mindful of moving forward?

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April 2020

Education Grantmaking During COVID-19: Early Trends

In March 2020, the nation’s schools began shutting down in an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19. More than 55 million students as well as teachers, administrators and families have had to adapt at lightning speed. Philanthropists have responded quickly, but the need for educating students has garnered little funding attention so far.

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February 2020

Grantmakers for Education Milestones 2019

Top 10 milestones of 2019.

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February 2020

A View from the Classroom: What Teachers Can Tell Philanthropy About the Needs of Schools

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