By: Max Silverman. Closing the achievement gap means changing the relationship between central offices and schools. Here are exemplars as well as potential solutions, including a new model of central office and school collaboration.
By: Kathleen L. Gallagher. At an elementary school where a majority of students are ELLs, the principal encourages an inclusive model and provides a digital curriculum to help kids master English.
By: The Ed Fly. With the passage of the Every Students Succeeds Act (ESSA), states face an incredibly complex transition filled with both opportunities and potential perils. But states should not overreact. Here are five things states need to know about school accountability.
Could States Create Design Competitions in a New Era of ESSA? Getting Started with Next Generation Accountability
Now is the time for states to design competitions for local communities and local systems to map the future of accountability in support of innovation for equity. Driving breakthrough models that will incent the innovative education systems our students need today to be globally competitive.
In elementary school, students are starting the transition to learning by reading, and robots make it possible for them to work through problems visually and experiment with concepts they are learning.
So what does 2016 have in store for innovations in learning? We asked learning leaders what they see on the horizon, and what they hope will change for learners in the new year.
Next generation accountability systems should provide greater transparency on multiple measures of student learning. With ESSA, states will now have flexibility to redesign assessments for student-centered learning.
CompetencyWorks, a collaborative project led by the International Association for K-12 Online Learning (iNACOL) and other partners to advance competency-based education, launches today. CompetencyWorks is a place for thought leaders to share best practices, evaluate tough issues, view state policies and learn about new resources and research.