Any tools that can free up teachers' time to dedicate to actual teaching are ones that schools should seek out. There is no reason that the profession of teaching shouldn't improve its efficiency as the technology becomes available, and Alma is a frontrunner in making this happen in K-12 schools across the country.
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June 12, 2014
May 27, 2014
In an external review commissioned by the Boston district, the Council of the Great City Schools finds discord and disorganization that threaten the school system's long record of progress.
March 13, 2014
Three new books tackle what it means to teach and lead "in a digital age."
January 31, 2014
A Salt Lake City school proved there's a wrong way to handle unpaid student lunch bills.
December 23, 2013
Managing a startup is challenging. I'm learning how to hire people, how to manage a team, and how to foster collaboration among people who don't necessarily share the same physical space.
November 22, 2013
One thing is for sure though -- we can expend change to classroom management and discipline strategies in public education classrooms. We may not have the full story yet on what is likely to happen five to ten years down the road, but we have some signs of change, some definite evidence of the types of shifts. How exactly these individual shifts play out? Only time will tell.
October 19, 2012
Louisiana's new bullying law may become an "administrative nightmare," according to the president of the Louisiana Association of School Superintendents.
October 04, 2012
Anyone thinking about building the pipeline of educational system heads has a new opportunity set. The explosion of anywhere/anytime learning resources suggests it's time to rethink the institutional time-bound cohort model of leadership development (as discussed in the "Learning Design Opportunity of our Time").
August 27, 2012
I visited schools and edtech startups in the Bay Area Friday. As my partner and I reflected on what we liked about the two companies we visited, he said, "That young CEOs has real mangement chops." I knew immediately what he meant about the combination of knowledge, skills, and abilities.
October 31, 2011
Let's start this blog off right, with the 100 percent truth; I am a HR person. I would expect 50 percent of the people reading this post to cringe, 20 percent to picture their favorite scene from The Office and another 20 percent to just stop reading. I'm hoping that at least 10 percent of you will ...