Leaders who demonstrate a continual desire to learn and connect whenever possible help set a precedence of transparency and innovation in a school’s culture.
Katrina Schwartz is a journalist based in San Francisco. She's worked at KPCC public radio in LA and has reported, produced and blogged on health, climate change and local news for KQED in San Francisco.
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Despite the focus on specialization, there’s still an argument to be made for liberal arts education.
Regularly looking at student work throughout the creation process gives teachers insight into how the project is hitting home and gives students important feedback.
Games played on mobile devices allow teachers to leverage all the information on the internet along with the lived experiences of people in real life.
Dissatisfied with existing frameworks used to judge the effectiveness of classroom tech a group of instructional coaches are trying to build their own tool with help from other educators.
Meet a teacher who’s ready to shift responsibility to her low-income students.
Alan November explains how he would use the first five days of school to lay the groundwork for a year of learning that goes far beyond the test.
A public school near San Diego is proving that district schools can be just as innovative as charters.
We examine how three different teachers in three completely different communities are dealing with BYOD issues, including trust, equity, and what happens when you try to put student-centered learning in the hands of students who’ve never experienced it.