New tools and schools are transforming special education, here are 12 things Florida special education directors are excited about.
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August 13, 2014
August 07, 2014
There are seven ways state policy can promote and accelerate the shift to next-generation competency based learning and improve outcomes.
August 04, 2014
Schools can promote deeper learning, engage students and transform school culture with the 4 P's of next gen learning: posting, presenting, publishing, and portfolio.
July 28, 2014
"Innovation in the public sector in general, and in education in particular, could be a major driver for significant welfare gains," says a new report from the OECD, Measuring Innovation in Education.
July 22, 2014
In my last post, I talked about the reasons I feel that teachers should get behind the push to support year-round schooling and how more consistent time in the classroom will lead to higher student performance, boosting teacher accountability ratings and accommodating a much more streamlined education process. Today I want to look at the common reasons that people are against switching from a summers-off school calendar to a year-round schooling model.
July 10, 2014
We tend to think first about the needs of the system and create solutions from there. But what if we looked first to the needs of people, and then designed ways the system could meet its goals by serving these needs?
June 24, 2014
Kim Ursetta says teachers are leading the way at her Colorado school, which forgoes having a principal.
June 23, 2014
Want to know what areas the Education Department will be paying special attention to when it doles out increasingly scarce federal grant money?
June 18, 2014
The era of standards-based reform has brought significant progress to America over the last 25 years. Especially in states that pursued it with consistency—Massachusetts, Maryland and Texas, for example—the results are clear.
May 27, 2014
The Donnell-Kay Foundation is encouraged by many of the exciting opportunities growing for students across the nation. However, after decades of work to improve and expand educational opportunities for students in our state, we have come to the conclusion that change will continue to occur in pockets, and be largely incremental, if we are solely reliant on innovation occurring within the existing education system.