Social media is supposed to create a connection between people but lately more stories show how it leads to isolation. What's the lesson for our students...and ourselves?
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December 02, 2014
There is a No Grades movement building across the US. What is it all about?
October 26, 2014
Schools are under initiative fatigue, but maybe they don't have to be as fatigued as they think.
September 16, 2014
A recent report released by the Alliance for Excellent Education and Stanford University focuses on how effective technology is when it comes to at-risk students.
August 10, 2014
Michael Fullan writes a great deal about using the right drivers to drive change in school systems. Instead of using technology as a driver, Connected Educators have a central mission to make sure learning is at the center of the discussion.
July 09, 2014
Recently, the Utica City School District in New York received a grant to extend their school day. One of the reasons to extend the school day was to increase test scores.
April 27, 2014
In today's guest blog written by OECD's (PISA) Andreas Schleicher, he says, "It's time for all of us to take the lessons we learned through the crisis and turn them into a sustainable plan to get our young people back on the path to prosperity."
January 23, 2014
When it comes to education, there are numerous critical issues that need to be addressed in 2014, and these are ten of them.
January 12, 2014
Many school leaders aren't just behind the times when it comes to technology, they're blocking the tools that could help students become prepared for their world, and Eric Sheninger has a new book that could help school leaders evolve.
January 09, 2014
When used correctly and with respect, how could anyone hate technology?