Using a flex model, every community can afford to have a great high school. Here are 12 specific benefits of flex models that every district should consider.
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October 27, 2014
October 23, 2014
A discussion with Boston-based John Tweeddale, the senior vice president of efficacy and quality at Pearson. Learn about the company's customer-facing K-12 and higher education work in North America and how his team defines measurable outcomes for customers.
October 02, 2014
The pastor was livid, he was so mad he could hardly talk (and he's really good at talking). He had just come from a second day of school meeting that didn't go well. The day before, his son came home and told him that all of his friends were in a different math class and his class was using the same book as last year.
October 01, 2014
The Student Online Personal Information Protection Act, or SOPIPA, prohibits operators of online educational services from selling student data and using such information to target advertising to students.
August 25, 2014
While more than 90 percent of parents take advantage of free public education, they and other citizens pay for it through income and property tax (and, for college, lots of student loan debt). It is time to develop better and cheaper learning options.
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.
August 07, 2014
Schools know how to teach literacy and critical thinking skills. Heidi Hayes Jacobs added two other dimensions of literacy pertinent to future success: digital literacy and global literacy.
August 05, 2014
We've been studying middle grade math blends and with the help of guest authors and partners we've observed 10 lessons.
August 01, 2014
Today we share a piece by a teacher at Oak Hill High School in Cincinnati, Ohio—a member of Asia Society's International Studies Schools Network. Meghan Sullivan is a French and World History teacher who has openly embraced the pillars of 21st century skills, global competence, and deeper learning. Read on to see how she combines all of these in her classroom.
July 15, 2014
The Montgomery County Public Schools will purchase 40,000 digital devices for students for the coming school year.