By: Scott Freiberger. New technologies have been a boon for school leaders and educators seeking to collaborate and hone their skills. Here's what's next.
With dramatic shifts to learning circumstances, educators are working to translate the physical classroom to the virtual environment. Erin and Kristen share lessons inform practices for any future distance learning.
In part two of a series of investigating your edtech stack, Eric outlines how to evaluate your LMS.
By: Susan Villani. As teachers develop formative assessment-focused lesson plans and structures that enable students to increasingly become responsible for their own learning, administrators must give teachers the support and flexibility they need to rethink their approach.
American education reform has been driven by some recurring themes such as early learning, standards-based reform, school autonomy, student engagement and new personalized learning. Here is a short history.
By: Jim Furman. If we take the opportunity to make this a transformative year for our teachers and the profession by focusing on support rather than evaluation, we can create a system of teacher evaluation and support that is better than our old normal.
Erin and Kristen share best practices for educators to create productive distance learning experiences.
By: Eric Nentrup. The authors of this book are sounding the alert for the specific types of change that need to occur, and backing it up with research, numbers and influence. Read more here.
This spring, Putnam County Schools will evaluate the impact of our Competency-Based Education pilot and the ways in which it has allowed their middle school general education teachers to implement the types of hands-on learning and authentic assessment opportunities that are commonplace in our CTE programs.
By: Melissa Maypole. Assessments are no longer simply tests that students fret about or neglect to study for. As you probably know (likely based off of first-hand experience), today’s environment of heightened accountability for educators has made them stressful for teachers as well.