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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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.
An educator argues for letting kids tinker with the code on their school-owned devices.
Tips to make sure classroom technology is focused on asking students to be creative, collaborative and analytical.
The digital divide is not just about access to devices — a disparity in powerful uses of technology could be even more difficult to overcome.
At Epic charter middle school in Oakland, students are immersed in a game as soon as they step into the school on the first day.
A Canadian college is following the K-12 education trend towards more student-centered, hands-on, and interdisciplinary teaching.