I'm certain there are many other great resources and groups that could be partnering with schools, but the public school sector isn't incentivized to build these collaborations and current funding models aren't primed for any kind of significant expansion of such partnerships.
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May 11, 2016
May 09, 2016
It seems as if every industry has embraced some form of innovative new technology to create and deliver specialized goods and services. As I see it, education has four important lessons to learn from other industries on this subject.
May 06, 2016
How do we get more of the entrepreneurial impulse into schools? First, we have to help schools get out from under the mountain of regulation that restricts what they can do.
May 02, 2016
If we actually take the time to understand people who think differently than we do, and don't just lump them hastily into a pile with all of the other people with whom we disagree, we would do a better job advancing the causes we care about.
April 28, 2016
I'll be taking a break this May to work on my new book, but in the meantime, I think we've once again assembled a stellar slate of great guest-bloggers.
February 25, 2016
As we implement new technologies to improve our schools, we need to be courageous, open to transformation, and committed to providing our students with a future-ready education.
February 24, 2016
Students care about the 2016 election, and technology platforms can help teachers harness that passion to drive their learning.
February 23, 2016
Schools and educators have failed to unleash the full power of technology and more often than not, it's a lack of quality professional development to blame. Here are seven ways educators can jump-start their professional learning program to get more teachers effectively using technology.
February 22, 2016
Transitioning to a type of ongoing, digital conversation between parents and teachers requires some work on the front end, but the payoff is great.
February 19, 2016
The word "accountability" has taken on a very narrow meaning in education policy, and, unfortunately, this meaning misses most of what happens in schools.