Students are learning a second language at an early age because of the Global Schools Network sponsored by VIF International Education and Utah's Dual Language Immersion Program. Research demands that we follow the example of these programs and start with our youngest children.
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August 05, 2013
August 04, 2013
Make sure everyone is heard and those with much to lose are not overlooked if they are silent!
August 02, 2013
I will be one of the first people to tell you that volunteering is good for your body, mind, and soul. I owe much of my drive, creativity, problem-solving skills, and success to the years I've spent as a volunteer, as well as the people who taught me the value of giving back. A recent study by Har...
August 01, 2013
Games-based learning affords students agency and autonomy in an authentic situated learning platform.
July 30, 2013
The Common Core cannot be successfully implemented until we free ourselves from past practices and allow the structural changes required for it to work. Our teachers will be our best informants.
July 29, 2013
Fullan and Donnelly describe two powerful forces that are combining to create what they call the "swamp": "One is a relentless 'push' factor; the other is a prodigious and exponential 'pull' phenomenon
July 29, 2013
The North Carolina legislature has turned back the clock on the state's reputation for having an innovative and progressive education system. Program after program has been defunded or dismantled.
July 28, 2013
We cannot allow the current climate to draw us into a culture of discontent.
July 27, 2013
As an alumna of The Ohio State University and an individual involved in the surrounding community, I was recently invited to a dinner hosted by the university's Institute for Civic Engagement to speak with incoming freshman about their hopes, dreams, and goals related to college, work, volunteerism,...
July 25, 2013
Schoolzilla, a data platform for schools that was developed as part of the Aspire charter schools network, will launch its own commercial business.