21st-century learning

The Game Changer

Dwight Jones faces tough odds in his new role leading Clark County School District in Nevada.

No Excuses for Low Expectations

Amarillo (Texas) Independent School District
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Opinion: Is the Secret to Finnish Schools Finns or Is There Something for America to Learn?

When shown successful school reform models elsewhere in the world, politicians and educators alike often scoff that there are no lessons for America.

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Looking Beyond the Border

Some forward thinking programs are in place to better educate U.S. students using the best practices of countries who students routinely outperform us.
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U.S. Drafts Abdul-Jabbar for New Post

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s life has been a case study in the art of the possible, from his humble Harlem roots to N.B.A. fame and through his life after basketball as a historian and scholar. His next endeavor will draw on all of it.

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Science Education Spending in the U.S. Flattens

Educating people in science and engineering leads to growth in research and technology that, in turn, leads to jobs in manufacturing the devices that those people invent.

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Will the Flipped Class Method Work in Your District?

The flipped classroom method combines online and traditional face-to-face methods.

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How Can We Assess the Effectiveness of Educational Technology?

As part of District Administration's Distinguished Lecture Series for K12 technology executives, we spoke with Scott McLeod, founding director of the Center for the Advanced Study of Technology Leadership in Education (CASTLE).

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Conn. Teacher Brings Travel Lessons to Classroom

When Connecticut teacher Larry Shortell talks with his students about cultures and traditions in other countries, he can do more than check a textbook for background. He can consult his own memories gathered in trips to all 50 states, more than 80 nations and every continent.

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Are You an Old School or a Bold School?

The time is now for some serious reinvention for schools.

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