Tag Archives: Innovation

EdWeek had a wonderful article yesterday on the emerging trend of STEM focused schools beginning to rejoin arts to their efforts to prepare students for their futures. This is a great move and reveals a recognition that STEM alone will … Continue reading

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One of the complexities of the STEM movement is figuring out which students get which set of standards.  If we truly believe that students need more connection or learning in STEM, then that should mean that all students should develop … Continue reading

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This is one of those conundrums that we have to solve.  How to provide kids with the skills necessary for jobs that don’t even exist yet.  We should know by now that traditional instruction will fall short.  Having science labs … Continue reading

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In our coverage of teaching innovation, I neglected to point out one of the key sources of cheerleading on this topic:  the White House. Promoting innovation in schools is a major focus of the Obama administration.  To promote the need … Continue reading

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Our coverage of innovation would be horribly incomplete if we had not mentioned the 2009 report from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation titled The Future of Learning Institutions.  We’re a fairly forward thinking organization and this report … Continue reading

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