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Students at Nexus Academy of Lansing take ownership over their learning, work at their own pace, and discover their passions. English teacher Lindsay Penny asked to her students what works for them at Nexus. Here’s what they had to say...
Students, now more so than ever, need to be telling their stories. If we wish to prepare students to mobilize and take action on our most pressing issues, we need to be training students to tell stories that speak to shared values to generate collective action.
iNACOL's Blended & Online Learning Symposium is the best opportunity to network with fellow education leaders and to learn the many ways that learning is playing out in the field. Here is a snapshot of what we saw at #iNACOL15 in Orlando.
We unpack the realization that many students don’t know what they want to do, and don't know how to figure out what’s available with emerging strategies, platforms and supports that are available for students navigating heavy decisions.
When we talk about expanding online learning opportunities, like me you might wonder where working out fits in. Isn’t childhood obesity on the rise? Will students taking online courses be more prone health problems associated with a lack of exercise?
Summer brain drain shouldn’t be viewed as an opportunity lost. Instead, summer break should be seen as an opportunity for parents, community and business leaders to create unique learning experiences for students.
In Arianna Huffington's new book she explains that right now too many of us define success by two measures: money and power. Redefining success beyond money and power is possible through practices that align with what she describes as third metric living.
Thrive is a calculated declaration of defiance against our plugged-in, tuned-in, burnout culture. This culture, Arianna suggests, is leading to the erosion of our human capital.