New schools development has been the most important K-12 innovation in the last 20 years. In the last five years, the most important development has been new tools. So, how can we evaluate this progress? In this blog we compare recent technology development against school model development.
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July 22, 2015
May 01, 2015
Same-sex parents are raising more than 210,000 children under age 18 across the U.S., according to a demographic study of such couples.
March 27, 2015
While 3-in-4 young adults support public school sex education, less than half have found it useful in real life situations.
March 25, 2015
Leaders in New Orleans' charter school system face constant pressure to increase enrollment, though few are employing strategies that substantially improve their schools, a new study finds.
March 19, 2015
Given the increasing diversity in our classrooms and communities, how do we teach students to respectfully engage with peers of differing religious belief systems?
February 11, 2015
Teachers are often told that if we were employed in "the real world" then we'd have to adapt to competition and performance incentives. As it turns out, in the real world, the workplace sometimes adapts to the worker.
November 20, 2014
Teachers and schools are always in the midst of change; if they appear to resist change, it's probably related to the changes they're already navigating.
October 31, 2014
A consumer group is urging the giant technology services company Google to take a stronger stance in supporting net neutrality—the idea of a free and openly accessible Internet.
August 15, 2014
This shift to personal digital learning is inevitable; nearly all of our kids already live in the personal digital future. Combining organizational design, technology integration, and large-scale change management is challenging and complex, but it can be done.
July 30, 2014
Two recent court decisions offering contradictory rulings on core pieces of "Obamacare" could affect K-12 districts required to comply with the law's employer mandate.