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Summit Strategies Blog

Thoughts on Student Success, Innovation, and the Teams and Leaders Creating It

March 19, 2019

Change management is more than a discipline for businesses; it's a smart move for any organization engaged in change, including schools and universities. Check out how change management could look inside a school in this blog post. 

January 15, 2019

Artificial intelligence is going to changes schools, not just businesses. Education leaders need to understand what's on the horizon -- not just for students entering a changing workforce, but for schools and colleges as well. 

April 6, 2017

I was surprised by (and a little scared of) Jill Watson, IBM's super computer teaching assistant. But I think we might be able to make friends. 

February 22, 2017

The future of higher ed has arrived and it's wild. We'll be better off banding together!

September 20, 2016

Best practices are those that foster a student's sense of the belonging and agency -- attributes that can help a student navigate any context. 

May 6, 2016

Coaching is the buzz word du jour in student success and advising. How is coaching different from the typical advising experience? And does it make sense in a campus learning environment?

November 18, 2015

Next Gen learning models have been criticized as being  unfair "experiments" on children of color and poor children. As the mother of a biracial child, I disagree. Here's why. 

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December 9, 2015

Competency-based education is no silver bullet, but high quality programs can open doors for many marginalized students. 

November 25, 2014

Faculty aren't the enemy -- they're an integral part of the future of education. Since we all want the same thing for students, why does it seem difficult to design that future together?

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