School district chief academic officers know how to build and run managed instruction regimes. But now they are either pivoting to blended learning or getting a lot of pressure to consider an update. We explore the difference between managed instruction and next generation learning, and share 10 elements of comprehensive solutions to the challenge of helping chief academic officers reframe their work.
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March 12, 2015
March 11, 2015
Louisiana Superintendent John White will take over as the group's new chairman.
March 10, 2015
The National Science Teachers Association's ability to reach science educators across the country is unmatched, so we're excited to partner to provide administrators and teachers the tools needed to prepare students to become the innovators of tomorrow.
March 09, 2015
Leadership demands broader goals, higher expectations, and blended environments are higher than ever but old practices and policies are leaving a preparation gap. Educators are wasting time and money on degrees that aren't as valuable or relevant as they should be. States have a great opportunity to create a better school leadership development system.
March 08, 2015
Administrators, whether a school principal or a district or instructional leader, need to know and understand the changes that need to be made in science instruction, to understand what the new science teaching and learning will look like in the classroom and realize the teacher professional development, support, and resources needed to achieve this vision.
March 06, 2015
The annual report recognizes the superintendent for partnering with business leaders and bringing a renewed focus on science, technology, engineering, and math to his Colorado district.
March 04, 2015
We can't afford to get stuck having the same argument over and over again instead of finding new solutions for our kids.
March 04, 2015
There are questions about the value of national standards, the appropriate nature of some of the standards in the earlier grades, and angst about the use of standardized testing to change teaching and learning and evaluate students and teachers.
March 03, 2015
Eleven "highly innovative" principals told U.S. Education Department officials about leadership, dealing with state tests, and their efforts to go to scale.
March 01, 2015
How important is it to learn how to win and how to lose and the values associated with each place?