Busy week? We’re here to help. Here’s our roundup of top educational stories from the past seven days:
Want change in education? Look beyond the usual suspects, (like Finland) urges NPR. From Tanzania to Tokyo, the world is rich with innovation. Read about the global effort that identifies important innovations in education and helps them spread.
Speaking of innovation, Getting Smart shines a light on five teaching methods that are improving education. With links to further learning, take a deeper dive into personalized learning, project-based learning, place-based education and more.
“Exit cards can be easy,” says Matt Levinson, writing for edutopia. In fact, when students create them with a range of digital tools, they can even be fun. Find out how to hit the mark with digital media exit cards.
Outside the school walls, creative writing workshops aren’t graded. And there’s a reason for that; assessing creative writing is hard. EdSurge suggests three brilliant ways to avoid it.
Prolonged stress at home can disrupt development and set children back before school even begins. Priscilla Chan, CEO of “The Primary School” looks at how to create a model of integrating education and healthcare to serve low-income, high-needs kids.
The status of teachers varies widely around the world. Surprisingly, teacher status is not always aligned with the countries where the pay is highest. CNN takes a look at how the world values teachers.
Brightness now matters more than test scores, so how can we reinvent project-based learning to focus on human performance? EdCircuit looks at six ways to transform PBL.