Four Pillars of Great Teaching

Great teachers find compelling questions, provide scaffolding that fades, assess students through performance, and care deeply about their students.

A Tale of Two Education Policy Polls

In a collaborative post with J. Gordon Wright from Education Post, Justin Reich analyzes the differences between poll results from Education Next and PDK/Gallup.

Why Is Measuring Learning So Difficult? A Video Conversation

A video conversation, produced by EDUCAUSE about the challenges inherent in measuring learning.

Using Design Thinking to Bridge Theory and Practice with Digital Portfolios

Use Design Thinking as a strategy for bridging the gap between pedagogical theory and actual classroom practice.

Practical Guidance from MOOC Research: Learning Beyond the Platform

Insights from interviews with MOOC students offer new ideas for how activities within MOOC platforms can support learning outside those spaces.

A Call to Action for the First Day of School

A call to action for the first day of school: how will you change the world?

EdTechX: A MOOC about Integrating Education Technology

An introduction to technology integration in a new MOOC from MIT.

Practical Guidance from MOOC Research: Students Learn by Doing

MOOC developers should focus on the creation of activities and interactives, and less on high quality video.

Practical Guidance from MOOC Research: Helping Busy Students Stick to Plans

Students leave MOOCs because they get too busy; can we help them stick their plans better?

Digital Portfolios: The Art of Reflection

Beyond curating and publishing, digital portfolios play a critical role in helping students to determine not only what they learned but also how and why.

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