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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Co-lab’s second cohort of games focus on open-ended play.
Two schools are approaching a project about their own happiness in very different ways based on the context of their schools and lives.
Research looking at how games could be used to assess the process of learning is pushing test makers to question what’s important to test and how to most fairly evaluate students.
The Gates Foundation released a report today surveying teachers and students on the kinds of digital tools they’d like to see available in classrooms.
A new school in San Francisco is combining the Silicon Valley startup model with progressive education tactics, creating classrooms as individual entities, using sensoring technologies to track kids’ progress, and building tech tools based on teacher requests.