We recently acted as Denver tour guides to a group of educators, parents and community leaders from Kansas City to share the innovative approaches to education taking place in five area schools.


We've spent the past several weeks getting to know Harmony Public Schools in Texas. We asked teachers what it means to be an educator in a learner-centered environment, and here are some of their responses.


Performance monitoring can inspire or embarrass students. Since the intent is performance reflection and engagement in growth, EdLeaders should be thoughtful about how data is used and presented.


Statements of vision and system strategies, but the bottom line is how teachers and learners experience the change.


The Assessment for Learning Project, a partnership between Center for Innovation in Education and Next Generation Learning Challenges, granted twelve grants totaling $2 million for rethinking assessment.


While school leaderboards can help focus on achievement and the commitment to transparency for all students to witness, do they actually produce positive effects for struggling students?


Graduate schools of education offer an assortment of courses that provide broad exposure to historical concepts in education and human development, yet are often divorced from practice.


The most important things to look for as evidence of the shift to blended and personalized learning are in the classroom. Statements of vision and system strategies, but the bottom line is how teachers and learners experience the change.


As globalization and immigration to the U.S. continue to grow, so do English Language Learner (ELL) needs. Here are EdTech programs and apps we've reviewed that can help.


Coherence is key to quality in schools, and there are two key ways to create coherence for teachers and students.


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