Posts by Megan
As technology advances quickly, the opportunities (and implications) for teaching and learning in traditional school districts will continue to evolve. A recent district partnership encouraged us to take a look into the not so near future to paint a picture of possible futures.
As educators seeking to create meaningful experiences for our students, we must find ways to ask the right questions and provide kids the space to come up with their own problems. Here are 8 tips to help you get started.
This holiday season is the perfect chance to treat the little ones you love to something that will encourage exploration, critical thinking & problem solving. Here, we've compiled a list of great STEM gifts for kids ranging in age from preschool to elementary school.
Inspired by a conversation I overheard between a grandfather and his pre-middle school grandson, here are 7 things I think soon-to-be middle schoolers should know before school starts.
In honor of our Smart Parents: Parenting for Powerful Learning one year anniversary, here is a checklist for parents who want to learn more about what student-centered learning looks like and whether or not it is happening in their student's school.
New Tech Network sees a future where our nation is proud of its public schools, a goal its leaders are aiming for based on NTN's tangible success in redesigning 200 schools within districts.
Washington, D.C., is an interesting place for education, as we recently witnessed while touring schools there with a group from Kansas City to learn more about what the district has done to blended and personalized learning.
Megan has a Q&A with Stuart Udell, K12 Inc.'s new CEO, and they discuss his thoughts on several topics including dropout prevention, online learning and his future plans for K12.
If your digital curriculum is simply digitizing your textbook, then you are missing out on the opportunity for genuine personalization, active engagement and increased outcomes. Watch for these 5 verbs that signal active engagement in the online experience.