Two new studies on school management and teacher cadre management, released by Save the Children, have revealed interesting insights into how schools can be made better and how the quality of teachers needs to be treated as a serious issue.
The Learning First Alliance, a partnership of leading education organizations representing more than 10 million parents, educators and policymakers, has named Executive Director Stephanie Hirsh as the 2015-16 chair of their board...
Inquiry forms the heart of discovery and learning, from early toddlers making sense of their world to grown-ups wondering how the latest mobile app works on their device. We investigate. We try something new. We evaluate. Adapt. Reflect. Try it again. While many educators...
Professional development for educators has been experiencing a significant shift over the last several years. As educators become more connected and more networked, the idea of attending a conference as the sole source of learning is becoming outdated. Additionally, there's...
Most teachers consider themselves life-long learners. As professionals, teachers are required to complete a certain amount of professional development every few years to keep their certification current. Usually this professional development is in the form of speakers coming...
Many schools have structures they call professional learning communities, but a true professional learning community involves teams of educators working interdependently to achieve a common goal for which each member of the team is accountable, said Richard DuFour, a public...
The digital divide gets a lot of attention today. Many kids today lack basic access to technology. But just giving children (or teachers) devices isn't enough. Broadband access and tablets alone won't move the needle. We need to solve the digital learning gap. Professional...
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