As we continue to celebrate CTE month, we should not forget about the potential that high-quality afterschool and summer programs have to help youth develop the skills needed to successfully fill the skills gap.
All Blog Posts With 21st Century Skills Tag or Category
February 17, 2015
January 22, 2015
A group of high-profile scientists spoke with students at the State of STEM event, encouraging young women in particular to pursue STEM careers.
January 17, 2015
Strategies, tools, and resources that advance out-of-school time programs as innovative partners in the implementation of the Common Core State Standards.
December 02, 2014
There is a No Grades movement building across the US. What is it all about?
October 26, 2014
Schools are under initiative fatigue, but maybe they don't have to be as fatigued as they think.
September 16, 2014
A recent report released by the Alliance for Excellent Education and Stanford University focuses on how effective technology is when it comes to at-risk students.
August 10, 2014
Michael Fullan writes a great deal about using the right drivers to drive change in school systems. Instead of using technology as a driver, Connected Educators have a central mission to make sure learning is at the center of the discussion.
July 09, 2014
Recently, the Utica City School District in New York received a grant to extend their school day. One of the reasons to extend the school day was to increase test scores.
April 27, 2014
In today's guest blog written by OECD's (PISA) Andreas Schleicher, he says, "It's time for all of us to take the lessons we learned through the crisis and turn them into a sustainable plan to get our young people back on the path to prosperity."
April 02, 2014
Too much of what passes for innovative thinking today is really just an effort to perfect our ability to succeed in a system that no longer serves our interests. But two recent articles light a different path -- on that might actually help us reimagine education for a changing world.