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Anya Kamenetz

The Three Faces of a New Era of School Improvement

John Thompson | Posted 10.04.2016 | Education
John Thompson

NPR Ed reached out to education leaders from across the country and found that "some education leaders are rushing to embrace the newly frank conversa...

Anya Kamenetz's 'The Test' Points the Way to the Future

John Thompson | Posted 04.27.2015 | Education
John Thompson

With the rise of the Millennials, who best know the harsh truth about high-stakes testing, and the "creepy" implications of data-driven stigmatization and tracking of children, the days of test-driven reform should be numbered.

Pay Attention in Class

Jeff Selingo | Posted 01.11.2012 | College
Jeff Selingo

If students think of themselves as customers, they often view the professor at the front of the room as a performer. And just like when they go to a concert or a movie, students expect to be engaged, persuaded, or even entertained.

How Open Educational Resources are Changing Higher Education

Shai Reshef | Posted 10.14.2011 | Education
Shai Reshef

Removing money from the equation, we will see in a very short time what universal affordable education will achieve in changing, brightening and modifying the world we live in.

The Gift of Money

Claire Gordon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Claire Gordon

With the Internet reducing search, transaction and distribution costs to near nil, savvy start-ups have been able to thwart the capitalist order and make use-value the sole value of a good once again.

Arianna On Game Changers Anya Kamenetz, Jill Biden, Ted Olson & David Boies (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The Huffington Post salutes its 2010 Game Changers -- 100 innovators, mavericks, visionaries, and leaders who are changing the way we look at the worl...

Einztein and the Destabilization of the Edu-Content Industry

Chrissie Brodigan | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Chrissie Brodigan

There's a battle brewing to circumvent the bureaucracy of universities and the classroom execution of the traditional professoriate.

"The Great Expectations School" Paperback Gets AFT President Randi Weingarten's Endorsement

Dan Brown | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dan Brown

Classrooms are ready-made for great stories. Comprised of twenty-some children and one adult, bound by a common mission, they are intersections of you...