How Design Thinking Transforms Communities, One Project at a Time [Wagner & Favretti]

How Design Thinking Transforms Communities, One Project at a Time — from gettingsmart.com by Kyle Wagner and Maggie Favretti Key Points For many, entrenched in […]

Got Teacher Burnout? Launch A Microschool [McDonald]

Got Teacher Burnout? Launch A Microschool — from forbes.com by Kerry McDonald Rather than abandoning their passion for teaching, some educators are discovering that they […]

3 Tips for Making Passion-Based Learning Work Successfully [Pierce]

3 Tips for Making Passion-Based Learning Work Successfully — from thejournal.com by Dennis Pierce Excerpt: Passion-based learning, a form of self-directed learning in which students […]

Some Pods Will Outlast the Pandemic [Horn]

Some Pods Will Outlast the Pandemic  — from educationnext.org by Michael Horn Students, parents say they appreciate the support And yet many pods that have […]

“Why Aren’t Professors Taught to Teach?” [Ofgang] — and what are the growing ramifications of that? [Christian]

Why Aren’t Professors Taught to Teach? — from techlearning.com by Erik Ofgang Professors are experts in their subject matters but many have limited training in […]

Getting the word out to our learners about the best ways for them to study [Christian]

From DSC: I was reading about a Ph.D. who was currently doing some research into the science of learning. This person had been teaching in […]

5 Ways to Make Edtech More Inclusive [Ofgang]

5 Ways to Make Edtech More Inclusive — from techlearning.com by Erik Ofgang Better communication with students and more representation within edtech are just some […]

We Need to Make Schools Human Again. That Means Treating Teachers With Respect. [Yoo-Brannon]

We Need to Make Schools Human Again. That Means Treating Teachers With Respect. – from edsurge.com by Jennifer Yoo-Brannon Excerpts: The first thing I noticed when […]

A Crusade to End Grading in High Schools [Toch & Tugend]

A Crusade to End Grading in High Schools — from washingtonpost.com by Thomas Toch and Alina Tugend; with thanks to Ryan Craig for this resource […]

Some solid questions & reflections re: our current education paradigms — from Eva Keiffenheim

An excerpt from Eva Keiffenheim’s Learn Letter re: A New Education Paradigm (emphasis DSC) Here are a couple of underlying assumptions within our current education […]

3 Promising Opportunities to Teach Your Kids From Home [Keiffenheim]

3 Promising Opportunities to Teach Your Kids From Home — from medium.com by Eva Keiffenheim These organizations innovate homeschooling. Excerpt: What follows are three organizations […]

In Michigan’s Lansing School District –> “Mini happens to be a chatbot.” [Carlson]

A ‘New Normal’ Requires New Tools for Attendance and Family Engagement — from edsurge.com by Liesel Carlson Excerpt: Mini arrived at the Office of School […]

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