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.
All Blog Posts With 21st Century Skills Tag or Category
July 09, 2014
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.
March 04, 2014
Pondiscio: If education has an outdated view of business, the business world can be equally clueless about education.
February 14, 2014
Wisconsin elementary school principal Matt Renwick says that the game, if taken in the right context, can be seen not as a distraction, but as a resource to help students build critical learning skills.
January 28, 2014
A blogging educator says that keeping a blog can help teachers reflect, discuss methods that work best and ones that need improvement, and vent their stress and anxiety.
January 23, 2014
When it comes to education, there are numerous critical issues that need to be addressed in 2014, and these are ten of them.
January 12, 2014
Many school leaders aren't just behind the times when it comes to technology, they're blocking the tools that could help students become prepared for their world, and Eric Sheninger has a new book that could help school leaders evolve.
January 09, 2014
When used correctly and with respect, how could anyone hate technology?
December 03, 2013
Surveys by the Associated Administrators of Los Angeles and the United Teachers of Los Angeles reveal discrepancies in teacher and administrator reactions to the Los Angeles Unified School District's $1-billion iPad program, The L.A. Times reports.