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.
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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Moving away from seat-time and towards competency-based progression isn’t easy, but educators at Sanborn High are finding it rewarding.
New Hampshire moved to a competency-based education system almost a decade ago, but it looks very different in schools across the state.
Educators from around the country share their favorite educational apps.
One school in Pennsylvania is using open-source tools wherever possible to keep students close to the code behind the machines they use. This stance is opposite to the very restrictive policies of many schools, but could allow students more freedom to explore what makes devices work.
Educators at schools that focus on deeper learning are nurturing confident, self-sufficient learners who are ready for the rigors of college regardless of their backgrounds.
Co-lab’s second cohort of games focus on open-ended play.