We have an opportunity to rethink school design and meet the college and career needs of students while preparing them with social emotional skills at the same time.
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February 05, 2015
January 11, 2015
History is related to every STEM subject and can play a role as schools move ahead with trans-disciplinary curricula. STEM embraces, integrates, opens and welcomes thinking.
December 21, 2014
Carnegie Units and the use of standardized tests are archaic models that accompanied us into this century. We would do well to shed them for a newer, and yes, better way to frame the education we offer students.
December 18, 2014
How can we consider changing the tradition of grading without engaging in serious and respectful conversations with those advocating for it?
November 18, 2014
Apparently missing from the P-TECH movement is the awareness that it will reinforce and has the potential to widen the achievement gap in high schools.
October 30, 2014
STEM may be the new watchword of this century, but the learning behaviors and ideas about subject integration are not.
October 26, 2014
In today's guest post, Dr. Chris Dede talks about how professional development for transformative change requires unlearning, which necessitates high levels of emotional/social support in addition to intellectual and technical guidance.
October 09, 2014
Teachers were ready in 1991 to infuse technology into the teaching and learning environment. We didn't seize the moment then. We must now.
October 07, 2014
Embracing e-Learning as a new teaching technology requires innovative teachers and leaders willing to step into, work, and observe in this new medium.
October 05, 2014
Why we do something is key to understanding what it is we are doing. At the edges of interdisciplinary trans-disciplinary work, answers can be found.