Center of Attention: Noticing Joy in the Everyday
Cassie Holmes shares her tip of the week on noticing joy.
Excerpt: Learning in the Age of Climate Disaster
Here is an excerpt from the book Learning in the Age of Climate Disasters: Teacher and Student Empowerment Beyond Futurephobia.
Student Solar Project Bridges Digital Divide in Rural Virginia
A school district in Virginia harnesses solar power to create wi-fi access throughout its county, helping to bridge its community’s digital divide and preparing its high school students for jobs in the solar energy industry.
Team Teaching, Educator Retention and Education’s Next Workforce
Discovering, creating and retaining great teachers who are driven to support every K-12 learner is one of the most effective ways to change long-term outcomes for both students and their future communities.
Why Teach Journalism When AI Writes Articles?
While there are fewer newspaper roles, job boards are full of journalism, communications, advocacy and marketing jobs where strong writing matters.
School Systems Lack Capacity to Support Data Driven Decision Making, National Survey Finds
Data can be a powerful tool for education improvement, but school systems need help to ensure that educators and administrators have access to timely, accurate, and actionable data, as well as the analytical skills needed to leverage it in meaningful ways. The Project Unicorn coalition is working to ensure that the promise of education data is not a myth, but an everyday reality.
World of Work Summit: Pathways For All
We’re excited to be supporting the upcoming World of Work Summit, to better showcase the inspiring work embedded in this school community. This conference will be a convening of trailblazers blurring the lines between K-12 and the World of Work, career development and paths to gainful employment.
My Class Climbed a 14,000-Foot Mountain: How to Empower Students and Provide New Pathways to Learning
Narissa Stahl Holmgreen shares her class' 14,000-foot mountain journey as a healing action after George Floyd’s murder.
Our Boyz Still Have Dreams
To celebrate Black History Month, Antonio Boyd shares the stories of two young men, their life struggles and success, and how support and role models makes all the difference.
What Happens When AI Doesn’t Understand Students? An example for creative and equitable AI policy in education
Artificial Intelligence (AI) bias is a challenge for the broad adoption of AI-based solutions in the classroom. Speech recognition technologies offer a specific example of where we can start crafting specific policy and solutions for developing effective and equitable education technologies to support teachers and improve student outcomes.