Just in case you think public education doesn't work, spend an hour with Presidential Scholar Diana Chao and her teacher Molly Arboleda. You'll learn about exceptional people and what they think about schooling.
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Schools make bad edtech choices, writes EdSurge CEO Betsy Corcoran but they don't have to...with a little thought, reflection, and help from their friends.
June 22, 2015
Guest contributor Kate Shuster argues that the pedagogy of debate provides a way for students to learn about slavery, and she provides links to a treasure trove of resources.
February 17, 2015
The once-in-a-lifetime window of political opportunity that California teacher unions enjoy gives them time to build around the elemental changes facing teaching as an occupation. Scary and exciting!
December 10, 2014
In a conversation with me, Paul Tough talks about how children (really) succeed and the implications of his work as California designs a new accountability system.
October 20, 2014
The California Department of Education is applying user-centered design thinking to create educational technology solutions. Guest blogger Karen Holst tells the story.
October 13, 2014
How to create a new learning system, what I call Learning 2.0? Build a political coalition around a new learning infrastructure available to every student in the state. Start with English Language Learners.
October 08, 2014
Almost all the education wars are being fought on a very small battlefield. There's real carnage, but no winners. We should switch the reform fight to building a new learning system.
June 17, 2014
In a stunning, but little recognized gift, Esri, the makers of geographic information systems software, have given $1-Billion in free access and mentoring to public schools. Guest Blogger Charlie Fitzpatrick writes about its use as a powerful learning tool.
May 14, 2014
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and school superintendent John Deasy officially launched an innovative summer program including digital badges.