If practical skills are so important, why are they hardly present in today’s curriculum? Many schools are doing their best, but with today’s emphasis on high stakes testing, practical skills do not receive the time and attention they deserve. This post explores some inspirational ideas.
For me, the “Power of Yet” poster has been a powerful strategy. Such a simple reminder to persevere can be the difference between a student who gives up and one who routinely concludes that understanding will come with more effort, questions, or use of additional strategies.
A conundrum often cited in the current debate on the future of work is the contention that ‘not every displaced coal miner will be able to become a software engineer.” Essentially, this rhetorically charged argument asks: how do you get someone from point A to point B?
Entrepreneurship education for adults is gaining momentum, and it has taken some interesting shapes. Here's what we found in a recent survey of leading entrepreneurship programs.
We live in a world where the unexpected is the norm, and the only thing we can really be sure of in the future is that change will occur rapidly. What does this mean for adult learning? Here are 10 current and emerging trends.
An asset for learners of any age, "Beyond Brilliance: The Blueprint for Learning Anything" provides valuable insights for individuals with a desire to prepare themselves for a lifetime of learning.
By: Stephen Noonoo. Sweetwater Union High School District has increasingly turned to digital tools for its adult education students, providing convenience as well as a chance for fun family time during language study.
The majority of students are still leaving high school unprepared for college and career, but the good news is there are at least ten trends that will drive improved options and outcomes for learners of all ages.
By: Nathifa Carmichael. Fulton County Schools implements a new teacher induction program with wrap around supports that helps retain new teachers and gives them every chance to succeed during those critical early years.