Posts by Erik Day
Badges occupy an interesting space in education. Everybody knows what they are, most people have at least one or two, and they hold a lot of promise for improving education. But they still don't see the widespread use one might expect. Here, we look at a company trying to change that.
Enkidu, an Indian EdTech startup, could revolutionize the way we view business collaboration where time, trust and efficiency are of the utmost of importance in spite of long distances separating collaborators. It could also open up exciting new avenues for education.
To maximize the benefits of computer science education, we should be looking for ways to bring it into authentic PBL--but that is an undeniably tall order. One way is through data science. Another, it turns out, is through cybersecurity.
Today marks the beginning of Computer Science Education Week. With the future of work rapidly changing, it would be hard to overstate the importance of the subject. To start the week out strong, today we’re highlighting a school that’s placed coding at the core of what they do.
At a time when global issues seem closer to home than ever before, we’ve been grateful for the opportunity to spend a week looking at how we can help our students develop cultural competencies. Here are 21 resources to fuel continued thought and effort.
By: Erik Day and Emily Liebtag. With their new Arts & Creativity Framework, Philadelphia is rethinking what arts education means and bringing it into the 21st century with a replicable strategy focused on stakeholder voice, resource allocation and community engagement.
We’ve recently been struck by just how many great SEL resources and organizations we’ve worked with and heard about. It’s enough to feel a bit overwhelmed. We compiled this list of 50 good resources to get the ball rolling and hear your recommendations for new ones.