Learning Forward's Tracy Crow reminds us that when we ask educators to shift what they teach and how they teach, we must acknowledge that they'll need deep and sustained professional learning to build new knowledge and skills.
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September 27, 2012
September 25, 2012
NSBA Executive Director Anne Bryant reminds us that in most public schools, teachers, administrators, and school boards are working together to ensure that all children receive a strong public education.
September 20, 2012
ISTE CEO Brian Lewis reminds us that to develop pragmatic solutions to digital age challenges, school leaders need opportunities to thoughtfully explore and discuss options, as well as learn from each other.
September 11, 2012
Marla Ucelli-Kashyap shares examples of how AFT's Innovation Fund is investing in creative ideas by practitioners, for practitioners, to solve problems.
August 09, 2012
Learning Forward Executive Director Stephanie Hirsh writes about the importance of designing adult learning carefully and the role Twitter can play.
August 02, 2012
AFT's Marla Ucelli-Kashyup discusses solution-driven unionism and the new resource "Share My Lesson," which serves as a digital filing cabinet of lesson plans, student activities, teacher strategies, quizzes, handouts, videos and more, organized and searchable by topic, sub-topic, grade, and type of resource.
July 26, 2012
David P. Prasse, dean of the School of Education at Loyola University Chicago, discusses the challenges faced in forming a new partnership between his program and a local urban high school.
July 17, 2012
John Swanson points out that customizing learning via technology is both an opportunity and a dilemma for educators, and he reminds us that widespread change will require a coordinated approach from all stakeholders.
June 28, 2012
NEA President Dennis Van Roekel takes Mitt Romney's education agenda to task, calling the presidential candidate out of touch and accusing him of turning back the clock to NCLB. Van Roekel urges a more productive agenda that will help better prepare students for the challenging world of the 21st century.
June 26, 2012
NAESP Executive Director Gail Connelly believes that shifting school culture could prove to be the trickiest -- but most essential -- piece of today's most pressing education challenge: implementing the Common Core State Standards.