Posts by Catherine Wedgwood
October is National Dropout Prevention Month
October is National Dropout Prevention month--here are the latest statistics for our nation's graduation rates as well as recommended prevention strategies for both local and state education leaders.
Building Competencies for Future Careers
The new report Building Competencies for Careers shares key findings of an analysis done by the Center on Education Policy around the knowledge, skills, abilities and work styles today's students need to learn for future career success.
3 Ways to Participate in Global Collaboration Day 2017
Students, teachers and organizations across the world are celebrating Global Collaboration Day today. Here are three ways you can also participate in this virtual event.
Making The Case for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
A new publication released by NewSchools Venture Fund and several other prominent education funders shares the most comprehensive study on diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) in the education sector ever completed.
Dynamic Master Scheduling for Student Success
It's the 21st Century, so how could technology help simplify the complex and time-consuming task of master scheduling? Edtech startup Abl is offering school leaders a new and innovative option.
10 Resources For Connecting Educators
Growing your professional learning network can help you continue to stay innovative and future-focused in your teaching practice. Here are 10 resources that provide opportunities to grow your connections even further.
10 New & Innovative EdTech Products Announced at ISTE 2017
ISTE 2017 is a wrap, and this year’s roundup of new products and ideas announced at the world’s second largest EdTech event didn’t disappoint. Here's a list of our top 10 innovative products and tools featured at this year’s conference.
Closing The Achievement Gap With The Power of Data
The Education Equality Index (EEI) site recently released its national data analysis findings, providing insights from high achieving schools that could help close long-standing achievement gaps for students from underserved communities.
Building a World Bridge to College, Career and Life Readiness
The A World Bridge program is designed to challenge students with real-world, real-time high-tech projects that help boost next-generation interest in STEM careers and prepare them for college, career and life success.
Empowering Girls to Become Future STEM Stars
I had the opportunity to interview Blair Blackwell of Chevron and Nikole Collins-Puri of Techbridge Girls about how we can all help empower the next generation of female STEM leaders.