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Americans Like Their Schools Just Fine — But Not Yours As a new school year gets underway, the Common Core remains a partisan flashpoint, while Americans overall have serious concerns about the direction of our public education system. That’s according … Continue reading
Providing the Learning Environment That Kids Need Flexible classrooms give students a choice in what kind of learning space works best for them, and help them to work collaboratively, communicate, and engage in critical thinking.
Just a few years ago, Toledo Public Schools closed its buildings in the summers. Maintenance staff were the only people to walk through school halls most summer days. This summer, about two dozen TPS elementary and high schools will offer … Continue reading
To meet the challenges of teaching in an increasingly connected world, school leaders, educators and community members could benefit from building a culture of transparency and connectivity, creating a culture of sharing around the successes and struggles of teaching and … Continue reading
Bringing Blended Learning Forward The culture of our schools and districts is maintained, or changed, by our leadership. Our actions in times of crisis make the culture most visible. Eyes are on us daily to ascertain the degree to which … Continue reading
When it comes to education technology, the next generation of teachers is getting a steady supply of knowledge and practice. But like anything, technology must be integrated well to help students learn. In today’s teacher preparation programs, college professors balance … Continue reading