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Can Students Learn Entirely on their Own?

Before we all head into our holiday break, I wanted to take a quick moment to share a video from one of the most inspiring educators I have ever met, …

Teaching

Lessons Learned in School Reform

It’s been three decades since I started substitute teaching for beer money in Waltham, Massachusetts, back in the 1980s. It’s been a quarter century …

Education

Personalizing the Curriculum with the Learning Journey Model

Students Must Be Prepared to Reinvent Themselves

Getting ready for an unknown future of employment means unlearning what we know about education, writes Christopher Dede.

Digital Age

Office 365 Education vs G Suite for Education Infographic - e-Learning Infographics

Posted on December 15, 2017<p><b>Office 365 Education vs Google Suite for Education Infographic</b><p>Microsoft and Google have been competing with one another to …

Infographics

Cheating the death of imagination: Teaching the unknowable

The idea of a <i>Technological Singularity</i> has been discussed and debated intensely since the early 1990s. Coined by Vernor Vinge and popularized by Ray …

Singularity

Cost Of Education Is Rising But Learning Is Failing: David Blake, CEO and Co-founder, Degreed

Degreed, an ed-tech company is engaged in enabling and recognizing all forms of academic professional and lifelong learning. David Blake, CEO and …

Learning

Drivers of student performance: Insights from North America

Our analysis of OECD PISA results from North America highlights four insights on student mindsets, teaching practices, instructional time, and early …

Pedagogy

Is Alison The Answer To The World's Education Needs?

With nearly 12 million registered learners, 1.5 million graduates, and 1,000 free courses, the first ever massive open online course (MOOC) Alison has become one of the world’s largest players in online education – and one of the world’s largest certifiers of educational and skills attainment. …

Learning

Blended Instruction vs Blended Learning

Schools continue to make investments in technology to engage students better, improve outcomes, and prepare all learners for the new world of work. …

Learning

Voucher Schools Championed By Betsy DeVos Can Teach Whatever They Want. Turns Out They Teach Lies.

These schools teach creationism, racism and sexism. They’re also taking your tax dollars.<p>PORTLAND, Ore. ― It was late morning in an artsy cafe, the smell of coffee and baked goods sweetening the air, and Ashley Bishop sat at a table, recalling a time when she was taught that most of secular …

Religion

Inverse Relationship Between GPA and Innovative Orientation

The more students focus on test scores, the less creative they become.<p><i>Originally posted by Peter Gray on his</i> <i>Psychology Today Blog</i><i>.</i><p>Students today are …

Education

How America Is Breaking Public Education

The ultimate dream of public education is incredibly simple. Students, ideally, would go to a classroom, receive top-notch instruction from a passionate, well-informed teacher, would work hard in their class, and would come away with a new set of skills, talents, interests, and capabilities. Over …

Education

Professional Learning That Inspires Change

I shared this article recently, 5 Reasons Professional Development is NOT Transforming Learning. Not surprisingly, it resonated with many people.<p>So, …

Pedagogy

This is What Will Replace K-12 Schools and Colleges

The cat is slowly scratching its way out of the bag. Ever more people are becoming aware of the colossal waste of money, tragic waste of young …

Education

Want A Modern School System? Technology Is Not Enough

Technology in education offers the promise of individualized learning and improved outcomes for every student in America. It’s not a new idea. America’s first K-12 ed tech trials took place in 1966. Yet here we are — over 50 years later and still no consistency of success or failure when it comes …

Education

Difficult Conversations: Learning from Tennessee's Turnaround Efforts

| No comments<p><i>This post is by Nate Schwartz, Chief Research and Strategy Officer for the Tennessee Department of Education (@TNedu).</i><p><i>Today's post is</i> …

The Pulse of a Learning Culture

What makes a great and successful learning culture? If you were to ask the majority of stakeholders, they would typically say that a school or …

Support for standardised tests boils down to beliefs about who benefits from it

<i>Since it was introduced in the 1800s, standardised testing in Australian schools has attracted controversy and divided opinion. In this series, we</i> …

Special Report: Personalized Learning: Vision vs. Reality - Education Week

Assistant Managing Editor Kevin Bushweller visited the largest high school in Vermont to see how one of the most ambitious personalized learning laws …

Pedagogy in Practice: Giving Space for Reflective Practice :: Professional Learning and Leading Collaborative

We all know the importance of reflecting on our practice, but it’s difficult to carve out the necessary time for it. We have bus duty to attend to, …

Today’s education system is perfectly designed for no one

In 2013, Harvard faculty member (and high school dropout) L. Todd Rose made the case that we should abandon the notion of the average student.<p>His …

The Case(s) Against Personalized Learning

Critics say personalized learning isn't supported by evidence, leads to bad teaching, and depends on data-mining students. What do educators and …

Learning
Teaching

In the Era of Microcredentials, Institutions Look to Blockchain to Verify Learning

Philipp Schmidt began thinking about the potential for blockchain in higher education long before the technology became a buzzword.Schmidt, who is …

Bitcoin

How Can Students Focus on Learning When Educators Only Care About Grades?

« When Confrontation Leads to Deeper Reflection | Main | Station Learning Engages High School English Students »<p><b>Full disclosure</b>: I am squarely …

Pedagogy

Neuroeducation Will Lead to Big Breakthroughs in Learning

In recent decades we’ve seen the rise of an emerging interdisciplinary field that brings together neuroscientists and educators. As technologies like …

Emerging Technology