Danny Zuckerman

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'Grit and gratitude' now part of CA report cards

There's a new way to measure how well your child is doing in school. The Sacramento Bee reports one school district is testing a new type of report …

Every Khan Academy course is now available on the iPad for the first time

Over 150,000 training exercises have been added<p>Two technology trends are inescapable: people want to do everything online, and they want to do those things on a mobile device. Education and learning are no exception — online universities and other teaching aids have proliferated in the last decade, …

U.S. high school dropout rate reaches record low, driven by improvements among Hispanics, blacks

AP Photo/Burlington Times-News, Sam Roberts<p>More U.S. high school students are staying in school, according to newly released data from the Census …

4. Technology and Social Change

American Schools Are Training Kids for a World That Doesn't Exist

Are Americans getting dumber?<p>Our math skills are falling. Our reading skills are weakening. Our children have become less literate than children in …

State of the Union 2014 Class #3: Education

Follow us @StanfordSOTU; watch us on iTunes U<p>This post describes the third session of the Stanford University State of the Union 2014 course, offered …

The Common Core makes simple math more complicated. Here's why.

The start of a new school year means that confusing math problems linked to the Common Core are circulating again on Facebook and blogs. The conservative Heritage Foundation picked out the latest example, originally from RedState.com editor Erick Erickson: a textbook that uses six steps to explain …

Meet our Judges

Headline: Highly esteemed, independent judging panel has been selected.Hero Image: Call to Action: Learn MoreCompetition: Global Learning XPRIZEHide …

Learning

Google Reveals First Wave of Android Apps for Chromebooks

As promised during Google I/O earlier this year, the first Android apps for Chromebooks have arrived.<p>Machines running Google's Chrome OS can now run …

Stanford Magazine - Article

<b>WHAT IF INSTEAD</b> of going to college for four years when you turned 18, you could spread six years of undergraduate study over a lifetime? And rather …

Teach for America has faced criticism for years.

Now it’s listening — and changing<p>by Dana Goldstein on September 5, 2014<p>Tweet Share on Twitter Share Share on Facebook LinkedIn Share on LinkedIn Email Email Print Print<p>Robert Schwartz loved being a Teach for America teacher. After his two-year commitment to the organization was up, he continued to …

Mo’ne Davis Is Just The Beginning

If the sports world is truly going to house gender equality, we need to give girls the freedom to choose their sports.<p>No matter what happens in Mo’Ne …

OER and the Future of Knewton

Jose Ferriera, the CEO of Knewton, recently published a piece on edSurge arguing that scaling OER cannot "break the textbook industry" because, …

Don't Send Your Kid to the Ivy League

In the spring of 2008, I did a daylong stint on the Yale admissions committee. We—that is, three admissions staff, a member of the college dean’s …

College & University

Here’s Why This School District Chose Google Chromebooks Over Mac And Windows

Only a few old desktop PCs were located in the district's public schools, and his limited budget made it difficult to place a big order for new computers. Being in a working-class community, where 95% of the students receive free or reduced-cost lunches, most students didn't have access to …

The Pmarca Guide to Startups, part 4: The only thing that matters

How a Password Changed My Life

The following events occurred between ☹ and ☺.<p><i>“How could she do something like this to me?”</i> said a voice in my head. All the time. Every day.<p>Back in …

The puzzle of motivation

Career analyst Dan Pink examines the puzzle of motivation, starting with a fact that social scientists know but most managers don't: Traditional …

Wiring students for success

Don’t believe the skeptics: digital technology really can help teachers improve educational outcomes.The post Wiring students for success appeared …

This Week In Education: Media: What The Post Gets Wrong About Gates & Common Core (Plus Reactions Roundup)

Edtech with Intention: How Schools, Vendors Can Make Implementation a Success

Learning Strategies<p>Edtech with Intention: How Schools, Vendors Can Make Implementation a Success<p>By Samir Bolar     Jun 11, 2014<p>The Pattern …

What we're learning from online education

Daphne Koller is enticing top universities to put their most intriguing courses online for free -- not just as a service, but as a way to research …