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Entries by Lisa Nielsen from 01/2011

When Passion Drives Instruction, No Child is Left Behind

| Posted 01.04.2011 | Education

When instruction is driven not just by data but by the passions of the students, there is no child left behind scratching their head wondering what they're going to do with their lives.

Profile of a Passion (Not Data) Driven Student

| Posted 01.10.2011 | Education

While today's data-driven educational system is hard at work churning out numbers that make testing companies profitable, our children are often left behind with a degree in hand and no idea where to go next.

Wanted: School Leader. No Educational Experience Required.

| Posted 01.11.2011 | Education

Across the nation a growing trend in ed reform has taken hold. Non-educators are being considered as top candidates to lead schools.

We Would Prefer Not To Take Your Standardized Tests

| Posted 01.21.2011 | Education

School districts like New York City are considering making teacher performance ratings public. One of the many problems with this is that the state tests which these tests are based on, well... they suck.

10 Reasons Students Say They Prefer Learning Online

| Posted 01.25.2011 | Education

At iNacol's recent online learning symposium, a panel of students explained why they preferred learning online.