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K 12 Education Reform

Want To Fast Track Education Reform? Try Giving Teachers The Time

Dr. Rebecca L. Sherrick | Posted 01.03.2015 | Education
Dr. Rebecca L. Sherrick

Shockingly few teachers are actually given the time or support required to execute against a vision of reform. Moreover, too few schools provide the opportunities for collaboration that are essential ingredients for advancing education outcomes.

Industrial Age Education Is a Disservice to Students

John Baker | Posted 05.28.2013 | Politics
John Baker

We've all seen teachers assign texts and say, 'There will be a test to follow.' This is how the system is set up -- but it's not the kind of learning that kids need. What are they going to do when they get out in the real world?

Innovating K-12 Education for the New Economy

Peter Hutton | Posted 05.06.2013 | Impact
Peter Hutton

While STEM is important, we must take it a step further by shifting to STEAM - incorporating art and design into the curriculum. Education should provide students with opportunities to experience topics like science and technology, rather than simply learn about them.

Thinking Outside the Box to Boost Teacher Effectiveness

Martin J. Blank | Posted 04.17.2012 | Education
Martin J. Blank

By making schools the hubs of their communities and engaging a range of partners with expertise and resources that schools do not have, community schools support students' needs and boost their learning.

Embracing Our Children: Superintendents With a Vision

Susan Ochshorn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Susan Ochshorn

Superintendents are under siege. I'm thinking about former colleagues, toiling in school districts throughout the land, up nights obsessing about accountability.

Davos 2011: Seeding the Entrepreneurial Mindset

Amy Rosen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Amy Rosen

When companies like Siemens have 12,000 vacancies, we are not educating students to meet the demands of a 21st century economy.