Reading high-quality fiction may serve a larger purpose than preparing students for college and tests. Several recent studies show that reading great literature makes individuals more empathetic. Here’s a great list of fiction books for kids of all ages, recommended by those who know best — librarians.
School Day of the Future
Unpredictable, inconsistent, and designed to be wildly relevant for learners, their engagement, and their development. Sandy Speicher leads IDEO’s Design for Learning domain, which brings human-centered thinking to systemic challenges in education. Her work helps educators use design tools and methods to work in new ways, to prepare for future challenges, and to transform their [...]
By all accounts, the education community is in the midst of a profound shift, straddling between the constraints of its legacy while pushing for much-needed change. Part of the anxiety around these changes is the uncertainty of the future. No one wants to experiment with the welfare of our kids, but at the same [...]