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Teacher Newsletter – December 2017

December 4th, 2017

Author: Rodel Foundation of Delaware

  December 2017 View this email in your browser Teacher Tweets, Wins Drones For Her Classroom A classroom in New Castle has been transformed into a bustling runway for programmable drones this fall, all thanks to a single tweet. "It can do a flip! Watch!"...

Delaware Sustains Investments in State Model Pathways

November 9th, 2017

Author: Shyanne Miller

  On the heels of a national case study that positions Delaware as a national leader in preparing young people for life after high school—the Delaware Pathways continues to expand to provide opportunities for students. Earlier this week, Secretary of Education Susan Bunting announced $400,000 in grant funding to support new high school...

Delaware: The Next Switzerland?

November 8th, 2017

Author: Paul Herdman

Every state in the country—Delaware included—is hard at work trying to reinvent their economy. Automation and globalization have flipped the labor market upside down. The added challenge is that just about every living-wage job is going to need some training beyond high school.   For the last several years, the Rodel team and many...

Reflections from “Principal for a Day 2017″

November 7th, 2017

Author: Rodel Foundation of Delaware

Madeleine Bayard, Vice President of Policy and Practice Principal: Hekima Wicker Harlan Elementary School Brandywine School District My day at Harlan Elementary School reminded me of the many hats principals wear. One minute Principal Wicker was speaking with students about their needs—ranging from behavioral challenges to the need for an...