“Practice future now.” That’s GEF’s advice that Tom shared in one of many recent blogs exploring the modern workforce and its implications.
And while we’re excited to see education innovations continue to build momentum in classrooms across the country as a new school year begins, we think there are some important topics that aren’t yet “front of mind” for educators and education leaders. We’re committed to exploring these topics and sharing what we’re learning as we “practice future now” with our readers.
Blended Schools & Tools
1. Positive PLearning Power
— Education Elements (@EdElements) September 1, 2016
We recently shared a blog about how supporting both rigor AND personalization in the classroom ensures personalized learning is being implemented successfully.
2. Today’s Classroom Checklist
— School Leaders Now (@SchoolLeadNow) September 5, 2016
Here’s a checklist of things to look for in a school to make sure it’s student-centered as well.
3. Coursera’s New Focus
— Carri Schneider (@CarriSchneider) September 1, 2016
4. Running 50 Years Behind
— UN Education Report (@GEMReport) September 6, 2016
5. STEM Training
— THE Journal (@THE_Journal) September 6, 2016
6. Coding Camp
— Tom Vander Ark (@tvanderark) August 30, 2016
Higher, Deeper, Further, Faster Learning
7. Student Success at Scale
— Bonnie Lathram (@belathram) September 6, 2016
8. UW Flex Option
— Karen Herzog (@HerzogJS) September 2, 2016
Mark Milliron recently shared how and why higher ed degrees still matter in this podcast.
9. Go With The Flow
— Coach Doggett (@misterdoggett) September 6, 2016
Let’s Get Personalized
10. An Educational Eden
— The Atlantic (@TheAtlantic) September 4, 2016
Note: This is part of a series The Atlantic ran this week with questions posed to a diverse panel of education experts — definitely worth checking out.
For more, see:
- Teaching Empathy Through Place-Based Education
- 6 Reasons You Should Work in America’s Parks and Forests
- Focus on Fighting Poverty, Not the Students Living in It
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