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November 8, 2011 / compassioninpolitics

What are the main areas of technology lead disruption of K-12 Education in America?

Tom Vander Ark points to the following key areas:

1. Targeted tutoring services
2. Professional development
3. Implementation assistance
4. School/district improvement
5. New school development
6. Social learning network
7. Data warehouse

You can see Tom Vander Ark’s presentation at TEDXManhattan here.

Tom Vander Ark is CEO of Open Education Solutions, an organization which provides blended learning services. He is a partner in Learn Capital, a venture capital firm investing in learning content, platforms, and services aimed at transforming educational engagement, access, and effectiveness. A prolific writer and speaker, Tom has published thousands of articles and blogs. He chairs the International Association for K-12 Online Learning (iNACOL), and serves on the board of LA’s Promise and Strive for College. Tom received the Distinguished Achievement Medal.

You can learn more about Tom Vander Ark’s ideas at his Huffington Post column or the Open Ed Solutions blog.

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