Busy week? We’re here to help. Here’s our roundup of top educational stories from the past seven days:
“The big leap we’re trying to make is moving away from content standards to performance standards. Can you use knowledge, can you apply knowledge?” Some Silicon Valley veterans are choosing to invest their time and money in re-imagining education.
With little consistency between schools and grade levels, a roulette of different instructional philosophies can make for an uphill battle when students start a new school year and model.
Dr. Rod Berger and Wisconsin school principal Matt Renwick discuss how digital portfolios can help showcase, assess, and improve student work.
Savannah-Chatham County public schools Superintendent Ann Levett shares how technology and social media helped her stay in contact with students, teachers, and parents, even while her home lacked power and Hurricane Irma swept through her coastal area.
“Ask yourself: Why are you teaching? Why do you get up in the morning and go to school? Your ‘why’ should be for the students. It should be because you love what you do and you want to make a difference.” Rachelle Poth talks about teaching positive in the face of negativity.