With a call to leverage diversity for innovations in learning, Stacey Childress opened the 2018 NewSchools Summit (#NSVFsummit) in San Francisco. The national nonprofit catalyzes new schools, encourages better EdTech tools and develops diverse EdLeaders. Tom shares highlights from the summit and more.
Tulsa, Oklahoma is providing quality early learning for all. Tom shares how the city is able to provide leading edge programs and what is making them successful.
Most American youth don't get what they need from high school. There are lots of reasons --some economic, some cultural, some educational. Two root problems are how we've defined the finish line and how we communicate success. Tom shares his thoughts on the current high school credentialing system and the questions he wishes a new system would answer.
How industry defined digital badges are supporting authentic, competency-based learning and work experiences that help students build rich, digital portfolios to support their college applications and career aspirations.
In this new world where anyone can learn anything, anywhere -- how we track, verify, and share capabilities is becoming a big deal. Tune in to this podcast with Parchment CEO, Matt Pittinsky to learn more about the future of transcripts.
A visit to project-based Health Leadership HS, a talent pipeline and advocacy organization for a healthier community in Albuquerque, NM.
Northwest of downtown Albuquerque, there is a high school of about 400 students, ranging in ages from 14-20, in the day program that is proving project-based learning really is for all students. ACE Leadership High School is using HQPBL to create meaningful learning experiences for all of their students.
In a number of locations across Chile, several organizations and schools have embraced PBL--and officials in the country's Ministry of Education are gearing up to implement capstone project experiences in the last two years of high school.
Leading the education school at what has been called the most innovative university comes with some pressure to innovate. Carole Basile is in her second year as dean of the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College at Arizona State University. Dr. Basile and the talented faculty recognized that the innovation economy requires new learning models and that new and transformed schools require a new kind of preparation.
How Rhode Island's former education commissioner is leading an agenda to create powerful learning experiences for students in Tulsa, Okla., despite some of the lowest funding in the country.