By: Emily Liebtag and Tom Vander Ark. All across Houston, there are high schools that range in focus from law enforcement to language. Join us for a look at the innovative programs that two of these schools are using to develop career-ready students.
I wasn’t sure what to expect when I was first invited to go on a school visit in my home district of Federal Way, where I received my 20th-century education. Read more about how the district is making strides towards next-gen learning here.
By: Rosie Clayton. As part of my exploration of innovation ecosystems in education across the U.S., I had a chance to visit two Big Picture Learning schools and found these six aspects of the schools extremely impressive.
By: Tom Vander Ark. Olin College was designed to be different. Here are nine things that stand out about Olin that other higher education institutions could consider implementing to innovate programs and graduates.
We recently had the opportunity to visit Renaissance Academy, a K-12 public charter school in Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, that focuses on liberal arts to prepare students for college.
By: Laura Gilchrist . A Kansas City teacher shares four lessons learned from her recent Silicon Valley school tour that she feels can help her and other community leaders empower their students to create, learn and lead in school and community.
As we witnessed on our recent school tour in Denver, the state's educational options are improving and getting much more interesting, including a partnership between DPS and KIPP. Here are a few examples from the schools we visited.
Over the years we've visited hundreds of schools, and have found that seeing innovative education models in person can be a transformative professional learning experience for educators and edleaders.
Washington, D.C., is an interesting place for education, as we recently witnessed while touring schools there with a group from Kansas City to learn more about what the district has done to blended and personalized learning.