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Should every educator be an “innovator”?

Having a conversation with an administrator, and talking about the notion of the “innovator’s mindset“, they asked me if I thought every educator …

In test-based systems, even young kids resist learning

Children show a vastly improved ability to absorb knowledge when they are allowed to make some of their own decisions about what they want to …

America's High-Risk, High-Reward Higher Education System

Last month, the Educational Testing Service (ETS) added to a familiar refrain, releasing a new report on how American Millennials lag behind their peers in other countries on measures of literacy, numeracy, and “problem-solving in technology rich environments.” Using data from the Program for the …

10 Tips for Helping Your Child Overcome Anger | Reflections from a Children's Therapist

Anger can be an emotion that is difficult for even some adults to manage in healthy ways. Therefore, it is reasonable that many children have a hard …

Five Trends That Are Transforming Education

The Future of Education<br>February 26, 2015 | Volume <b>10</b> | Issue <b>12</b> <b><br>Table of Contents</b> <b></b><p>Share |<p>Five Trends That Are Transforming Education<p>Bill Daggett<p>In our …

7 things every kid should master

In the past few years, parents, teachers, and policy makers have furiously debated whether standardized tests should be used to promote or hold back …