A science fiction project at High Tech High International enabled students to share ideas and learn from one another.
A project at High Tech Middle North County on housing opened students' eyes to the persistence of social inequality.
Student presentations at High Tech High show that young people are capable of reflecting on their own learning and can identify their strengths and what they need to work on.
While design and systems thinking hold promise for education, the challenge is that there is not one "user" for whom the design should fit, nor a single goal to be achieved.
Two new papers offer a nuanced perspective on the challenges of breaking through the inertia of traditional teaching practice.
A Massachusetts school shows a way to design a structure to enable students to move at their own pace--and avoid the shame of falling behind--writes Kathleen Cushman.
Kathleen Cushman discusses classroom practices that reduce students' sense of humiliation and enable them to engage in learning.
A provision in the newly enacted Every Student Succeeds Act can make it possible for districts to pursue integration strategies.
A study of teacher education at a New York City institution shows promising results, suggesting ways that teachers can be prepared to teach for deeper learning.
A network of educators in California is developing teachers' knowledge and skills by focusing on instructional and leadership shifts made necessary by new standards.