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Time for a Seismic Shift in How We Prepare and Support Teachers

Ellen Moir | Posted 06.02.2014 | Education
Ellen Moir

No matter our views on education reform, there are some things we can all agree on. We need an education system that empowers our students and teachers to make this possible -- and we are not there yet.

The Global Search for Education: The School of the Future

C. M. Rubin | Posted 06.21.2014 | Education
C. M. Rubin

"The school of the future will embrace the idea that parents need to be reeducated, starting in elementary school, about the tools, methodologies, cu...

The Global Search for Education: Teacher Education

C. M. Rubin | Posted 06.08.2014 | Education
C. M. Rubin

"The 21st century "movement" refers to the redefining of the goals of education and how learning is organized in order to meet the demands of the 21s...

Creating Personalized Practice for Students

Art Markman, Ph.D. | Posted 06.04.2014 | Education
Art Markman, Ph.D.

For a few decades now, educators have suggested that computers would vastly improve our ability to teach students. The assumption has been that with ...

The Power of Personalized Learning

Drew Noble Alexander | Posted 04.16.2014 | Education
Drew Noble Alexander

If we, as educators, place upon our students an expectation to better change the world in which we live, we must start with more thoughtful, engaging, and personalized instruction.

Data-driven Instruction or Educator Insanity?

Cheryl Arnett | Posted 01.23.2014 | Education
Cheryl Arnett

I am not opposed to data, and certainly not to evaluating the needs of students to help them grow. The problem, for me, is the repeated emphasis on one-size-fits-all skills and goals for our children.

Bringing Quality to Competency

John D. Haeger | Posted 07.28.2013 | College
John D. Haeger

What are the most effective ways to measure and assure student learning? How do we increase retention and graduation rates? What responses can we offer to rising student costs and falling state support?

Don't Be Lame, Personalize Learning

Tom Vander Ark | Posted 01.29.2013 | Business
Tom Vander Ark

Learning should be anti-lame but all too often we've succeeded in making it boring. Like U.S. schools, learning businesses like Sylvan are making the transition to digital to improve their ability to personalize learning.

Reflections From Two Years of Khan Academy in the Classroom

Shantanu Sinha | Posted 11.27.2012 | Education
Shantanu Sinha

What's most important is that students have the support they need to master topics at their own pace, and precious classroom time is used to promote interactive, creative, and engaging shared experiences.

Joy Resmovits

Ed Tech Groups: Obama Administration Is Innovating Backwards

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 06.14.2012 | Education

When U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan opened the Race to the Top competition to individual school districts two weeks ago, he said he wanted to...

The Global Search for Education: Dreams

C. M. Rubin | Posted 02.07.2012 | Education
C. M. Rubin

Finnish educator Pasi Sahlberg and Chancellor Stephen Spahn of the Dwight School in Manhattan have big dreams for education. Sahlberg, the celebrated global reformer, spent the day at Spahn's school in Manhattan.