Posts by Jessica Slusser
New Paper: Deeper Learning For Every Student Every Day
Last month we launched a preview of our new white paper, “Deeper Learning For Every Student Every Day,” and today we’ve launched the full paper including all 20 of our Deeper Learning school profiles.
Pahara and Aspen Institutes Announce Spring 2014 Cohorts
Last week, the Pahara Institute in association with the Aspen Institute announced their selection of 24, Spring 2014 cohorts for their highly selective Pahara-Aspen Education Fellows Program.
Building School Culture: JiJi Thrives at Palomino
From the outside looking in, Palomino Intermediate School is a very unassuming building located in central Phoenix. Truth is, there are amazing things happening inside the walls of Palomino, and we were lucky enough to experience them first hand last month.
10 Tips for Starting Your Blog
Here’s 10 tips from your blog experts at Getting Smart to help you get started.
Hot Off The ePress: DLN Ebook
Navigating the Digital Shift” offers updated versions of white papers originally released in the DLN Smart Series including contributions from 11 authors representing leading organizations such as Public Impact, the International Association for K-12 Online Learning (iNACOL), CompetencyWorks and The Learning Accelerator. Topics include strategies for blended learning implementation, how technology can improve teaching conditions and careers, the potential of competency-based learning, the opportunities of secure student data to empower personalized learning, and the reality of online learning for students and teachers.
Blended Learning Success at Gilroy Prep
From the beginning, Gilroy Prep’s blended learning curriculum has been intentional, including two touch screen computer labs, as well as teacher presentation equipment in each classroom.
5 Tips to Successfully Gamify Your Classroom or School
At the Serious Play Conference this week we heard numerous educators, administrators, and game designers talk about their history and experience with gaming in the classroom.
Examples of Innovative Learning to Inspire Every School
P21 hopes that the Patterns of Innovation site will show policymakers and educators that it is absolutely possible for 21st century learning to become a reality in every school, for every student.
Finding the STEM in Sports with NBC Learn
“Science of Golf” shows students how the principles of science affect everything about the game- from the anatomy of a golf bow, a player’s swing, the math behind golf scoring, and the evolution of the golf club.
High School Career Counseling Goes Blended
We’ve all heard of Blended Learning, in fact we recently blogged about How to create a Blended High School; but now it’s time for Blended Counseling.