Lots of people have ideas about education reform, but too often they are not walking the walk like Boland does in The Battle for Room 314. In this educator’s opinion, I’m willing to accept his experienced outsider status and listen to what he suggests.
8 days ago by Amber Chandler
In a book written by an educator for educators, Trenton Goble describes how America’s teachers lost control of education and how they can get it back.
16 days ago by Getting Smart Staff
Sir Ken Robinson, with collaborator Lou Aronica, does what he does best in his latest book, Creative Schools. Robinson does an excellent job of highlighting what is going right in education, while asking questions about how we can do better.
one month ago by Aimee Bartis
Wrapping our 2015 #YearInReview series, Tom looks back at 2015 and outlines 10 predictions for 2016 that includes better formative assessments, dominance of Chromebooks and the adoption of micro-credentials.
one month ago by Tom Vander Ark
As part of Annie Murphy Paul's affirmative testing course she promises “this insight activity is intended to give you a fresh perspective on testing: what it’s for, what its effects on learning are, which emotions it inspires.” And, This course makes good on that promise.
2 months ago by Amber Chandler
It is encouraging to find a book that is so well-conceived and large-hearted, engaging and humbling at the same time, where the voices are real, the advice authentic, and the situations familiar.
3 months ago by Amber Chandler