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.
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February 23, 2016
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.
February 18, 2016
Though Alexander Hoffman is a fan of the Common Core, he is less than thrilled over its implementation.
February 17, 2016
Should we be surprised that people in D.C. are at risk for overreaching? Alexander Hoffman discusses.
February 16, 2016
Different education policy actors have different points of view and perspectives. This is especially true for the fundamental divide between policy-makers and families.
February 11, 2016
Can the New Orleans education reform help us think about what's going on in Detroit?
February 10, 2016
Which students are most likely to exit their districts using school choice? Josh Cowen explores, looking at examples in Michigan and Wisconsin.
February 09, 2016
According to a new study, voucher users did extremely poorly in Louisiana. But does this necessarily mean that school choice isn't working?
February 08, 2016
There's been much talk of a massive teacher shortage post-recession, but how true is this claim?