Peter Seow

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Lessons from the MOOC investment gold rush

Now that we’ve had a few years of investment in MOOCs we can reflect on what this period tells us. I’m not talking about the value of MOOCs …

Not Every Success is Scalable: Uncommon Principal, Great School:

Stories of uncommon principals who labor for decades to create structures, cultures, and political success are popular in national media. The …

Naep Scores Stagnant: Duncan Says Wait a Decade

The 2015 NAEP scores were released at midnight. For the first time in many years, the scores in math and reading were flat or declining. The story …

Creating Great Students

We all try to be this teacher and fall uncomfortably short in the attempt. Even worse, hardly a dent has been made in turning around low reading …

Pedagogy

What's Our Vision for the Future of Learning?

The new landscape presents a significant upheaval. Inventors and researchers are increasingly working independently outside academia, finding …

What The Greatest Self-Help Books Of The Last Decades Can Teach You In 7 Minutes

As a writer, I’m fortunate to connect with authors and experts all over the globe who have vitally important messages to share. While each of these experts sees the world in his or her own very unique way, and shares a special filter or perspective on life, progress and success, when you peel the …

11 Foreign Education Policies That Could Transform American Schools

We learned the results of the latest PISA (Program for International Student Assessment) last week, and American students performed the same on the well-regarded international exam as they have for the past ten years -- completely stagnant, smack dab in the middle of the spectrum. They scored …

How to Tap Into Kids' Creative Confidence

More than 600 entries later, the winners have been announced. Among them is SelfStyle<b>,</b> submitted by Brad Filice.<p>“A lot of people tell teens who they …

Toys, table-tops and the virtuous cycle of experiential learning

Watching a toddler negotiate obstacles is fascinating, especially the ‘toy under the table’ scenario. Running full pelt, all the focus is on their …

What a College President Learned Teaching a High School Class: It's About Technology, Time and What's Tested

I recently had an opportunity to teach 9th and 10th grade students at our local high school. I wanted to re-enter the classroom for two primary reasons: the desire to understand and then strategize on improving the current misalignment between high school courses and college readiness across the …

Education Giant Pearson to Report 'Audited Learning Outcomes' - Market Brief

<b>UPDATED</b><p>The worldwide education company Pearson is vowing to report more specific information on the impact of its work on students’ academic results …