collective impact

Math Minds: An Innovative Early Math Learning Partnership

This past April, I was proud to present at the Calgary Chamber of Voluntary Organizations Conference with Laureen DuBois of Canadian Oil Sands and Mary Jane Moreau of JUMP Math. We shared the story of Math Minds and what we have learned along the way. Please check out the summary of the presentation, which can be accessed at the end of this article, and enjoy reading a brief case study of this unique three-way collective impact partnership for early math learning!

Partnership Series: The Spectrum of Partnerships

Partnerships…collaborations…collective impact… These words are being used interchangeably in terms of organizations coming together to address social issues. But what’s the difference? Which is most appropriate and when? Does one have greater value than another?Partnerships are growing as we recognize that complex social problems can no longer be solved by individual organizations alone.