Learning

Moving Education Toward the Third Horizon

We sat down with LearnerStudio’s founder and CEO Kim Smith to learn about why she founded the organization, her vision for the third horizon of education, the infrastructure that is needed to develop a future-ready educational ecosystem, and the crucial role of philanthropy in driving innovation.
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Highlights from our trip to SXSW EDU 2024

Early this March, Siegel staff members from our research, grants, and external engagement team traveled to Austin, Texas, for SXSW EDU 2024.  We met with old and new partners, attended learning sessions, and hosted events throughout the week with a dedicated focus on working together to imagine what the future of education may look like.
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Event Recap: Grantmakers for Education Annual Conference 2023

Partners from our place-based grantmaking in Atlanta joined the SFE team for a panel with a “Newlyweds”-style game show twist where we reflected on significance of collaboration, trust-building, and the inclusion of diverse community voices in transforming schools into critical public infrastructure and promoting equitable education models.
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Op-Ed: AI: It’s not magic; it’s computer science

In order to prepare students for the world they are set to enter, our education systems ought to prioritize teaching AI, rather than banning it. Thankfully, we already have much of the curriculum in place to do so. Our Executive Director Katy Knight, explains that while AI may seem like magic, it actually rests on skills that CS educators have taught for decades.
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