Coherence is Signature Quality of our Most Effective Schools

Posted by on Dec 28, 2016 in Uncategorized | No Comments

In improving schools for students, it is more important to get one system right than it is to pick the one right system.

Four Ways School Leaders Can Support Innovation

Posted by on Dec 9, 2016 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Video and ideas from the forthcoming Launching Innovation in Schools MOOC that explains four ways that school leaders can support innovation.

The Secret to Schools that Keep Getting Better

Posted by on Dec 9, 2016 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Schools that keep getting better are places where the adults love learning with one another and model that passion for students.

EdTechX: A MOOC about Integrating Education Technology

Posted by on Jul 28, 2015 in Uncategorized | No Comments

A new free MOOC from MIT offers an introduction to technology integration in schools.

Two Years of Research on HarvardX and MITx

Posted by on Apr 1, 2015 in Recent Reports, Uncategorized | One Comment

My top three insights and findings from the MITx and HarvardX Year Two Report.

Two Frames for Learning at Scale

Posted by on Mar 24, 2015 in Uncategorized | No Comments

The Learning at Scale project can be about trying to replicate tutorials at scale, or it can be about creating learning experiences where scale is an affordance rather than a detriment.

TeachToOne in the New York Times

Posted by on Mar 13, 2015 in Uncategorized | No Comments

The New York Times investigates the possibilities of and problems with blended learning.

Reclaiming Innovation and Ditching the Learning Management System

Posted by on Feb 14, 2015 in Uncategorized | No Comments

In an article in KQED MindShift, Justin Reich explains how he uses the open Web to power online learning and to leave the learning management system behind.

Preparing Students For Learning, Not Lectures, In College

Posted by on Feb 9, 2015 in Uncategorized | No Comments

As higher education rethinks classroom instruction, preparing students for college-level learning means preparing students for active engagement.

Qualitative Formative Assessment Toolkit: Middle School Math

Posted by on Jan 26, 2015 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Reshan Richards, the director of education technology at Montclair Kimberley Academy in New Jersey and the co-creator of the Explain Everything screencasting app, guest blogs on qualitative formative assessment.