June 28, 2013
Early Childhood Education, News, Policy and Practice
June 28th, 2013Local News The News Journal Delaware's low-income private school students get chance at scholarships A former charter school leader is raising money for scholarships to pay private school tuition for low-income students. Should his plans take off, it would thrust Delaware into a growing national debate over whether such efforts are a smart way to...
May 30, 2013
News, Policy and Practice, Postsecondary Success
May 30th, 2013Local News The News Journal McKean students at the forefront of cable TV venture It’s a recent Friday at McKean High School, and teens are studying audio, radio and video design and engineering. Those disciplines form a career pathway started in 2010 that now draws 80 to 100 students. McKean students are required to take one of eight pathways...
Moore’s Law Coming to a Classroom Near You
Policy and Practice, Student-Centered Learning
May 16th, 2013Moore’s Law is pretty straightforward – technology capacity doubles almost every two years. Looking back, it’s clear that the theory has been uncannily accurate, with all of us scrambling just to keep up with the pace of technology’s development and applicability to our daily lives. As covered previously, it seemed like technology has yet...
TNTP Report Outlines Recipe to Cultivate a High-Performing School
April 2nd, 2012In education, as most endeavors, people always look for the silver bullet – that one thing that will make the difference between bad and good or good and great. And while I firmly believe there is no magic wand to wave in education, TNTP’s recently published report Greenhouse Schools: How Schools Can Build Cultures Where Teachers and Students...