With the passing of ESSA, all of us in education expect changes big and small when the new law goes into effect for the 2017-18 school year.Continue reading
In one of our recent blog posts, we compared learning in the classroom to a visit to the doctor's office (Prescription for Learning) recognizing that we all come to either place with our own needs that are unique to each of us. Continuing that train of thought, I would like to discuss what it might look like if schools became more personalized. I hope by sharing ideas, a conversation might evolve that helps us all move forward on this personalized learning journey.
Let's begin with the learning environment and the antiquated practice of seat time to determine school funding and student grade progression. By now, I would venture to say that most educators know that seat time has nothing to do with learning and is an outdated practice considering the technology and resources available to us today.
Acknowledging this issue is not where the problem lies.Continue reading
And unless you’ve been on Mars for the past few months you’re likely aware of the new education law that replaced No Child Left Behind.
But what are the differences between the two laws?Continue reading
Earlier this week we gave you a short list of our favorite education focused podcasts.
We’ll assume you’ve devoured those already and are looking for something else to satiate your desire for more information.
Fear not! We’ve got our favorite education blogs that you should start reading now.Continue reading