At the Visible Learning International Conference, school leader Sarah Martin posed the question Would your students show up to school if they didn't have to? In our present system...I'm not sure they would.
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July 27, 2014
June 03, 2014
In today's guest blog, Professor Guy Claxton asks teachers what kind of "Mind Trainer" they want to be with their students?
May 22, 2014
When we talk about reimagining schools, what do we mean?
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."
April 23, 2014
To truly prepare students to be college and career ready we need to continue to teach them the social-emotional skills they will need for college, career, and their personal lives.
April 19, 2014
Stepping out of our comfort zones is difficult, but there may be no better time to do it than now.
March 16, 2014
In the U.S. we don't usually celebrate schools at the national level, but in New Zealand they are celebrating through the Festival of Education.
February 25, 2014
The state of Hawaii has a great program that teaches young children about their own culture. It's a program we could all learn from these days.
February 13, 2014
Ted Talks inspire us to be more innovative, or not give up. What would your Ted Talk be?
February 11, 2014
Great storytelling is an art, and this guest post by storyteller Chris Shaw explains why we need to keep the practice alive in schools.