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What is the latest in education research? What changes need to be made to make schools better? What is working?

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Reform Models and Concepts
So what's the problem?
Action and Advocacy
International Comparison
Leadership
Politics of Education
Resources
Testing and Standards

Reform Models and Concepts

Why A Competency-Based System Is Needed: 10 Ways the Traditional System Contributes to Inequity - iNACOL

Why A Competency-Based System Is Needed: 10 Ways the Traditional System Contributes to Inequity - Aurora Institute

This is the third post in the blog series on the report, Quality and Equity by Design: Charting...

Design a School: A Lesson in Design and Innovation - One of the activities in the Open University's course on design that middle school and high school students might enjoy is a school design project. The school design project asks students to consider the interests and needs of various groups as they design their new school buildings.

Arts and Crafts: Design in a Nutshell (2/6)

This influential design movement began because people got fed up with machines. The Arts and Crafts movement promoted economic and social reform, sticking up...

With so much info at our fingertips, have we learned the right lessons about data?

From Stupid to Smart? - Educational Leadership

With so much info at our fingertips, have we learned the right lessons about data?

How the Edupreneur is Shaking Up the Ed World

Rise of the Teacherpreneur

縦型ブラインドのカラー1 ベッド,縦型ブラインドのカラー1 ベッド アコーディオンカーテン edudemic.com

Ethical Discourse: Guiding the Future of Learning Analytics

Ethical Discourse: Guiding the Future of Learning Analytics

What are the current projects going on in learning analytics today? What are the potential ethical pitfalls that surround these developments? Why are

You Can't Bounce Off the Walls If There Are No Walls: Outdoor Schools Make Kids Happier - and Smarter

You Can't Bounce Off the Walls If There Are No Walls: Outdoor Schools Make Kids Happier - and Smarter

Children aren't playing in the garden anymore; instead they're filling in bubbles on worksheets.

A Revolution Begins in Teacher Prep    A new generation of teacher education programs is challenging how teachers get trained for the classroom.

A Revolution Begins in Teacher Prep (SSIR)

A new generation of teacher education programs is challenging how teachers get trained for the classroom.

In this collection, find resources that discuss some of the innovative strategies used by teacher educators, mentors, coaches, and other professionals to prepare and support preservice and new teachers and facilitate ongoing teacher development.

Innovations in Teacher Prep and Support: Resource Roundup

In this collection, find resources that discuss some of the innovative strategies used by teacher educators, mentors, coaches, and other professionals to prepare and support preservice and new teachers and facilitate ongoing teacher development.

What's the Best Way to Measure Teachers?

What's the Best Way to Measure Teachers?

You have good teachers of all different personality types, all different sizes and shapes. And so this is an art, this is not a science.

Rita Pierson: Every kid needs a champion | Video on TED.com: A rousing call to educators to believe in their students and actually connect with them on a real, human, personal level. #Education

Every kid needs a champion

Rita Pierson, a teacher for 40 years, once heard a colleague say, "They don't pay me to like the kids." Her response: "Kids don't learn from people they don't like.'" A rousing call to educators to believe in their students and actually connect with them on a real, human, personal level.

So what's the problem?

Century-Old Decisions That Impact Children Every Day

Alexandra Lange's new book has insights on the influence of school and classroom design on children's learning throughout history.

Many dress codes unfairly target students in certain populations, doing more harm than good. This guide will help you review and revise your current policy. #CultofPedagogy #culturallyresponsiveteaching #LGBTQ #socialemotionallearning #educationalreform #schooladmin #podcast

Time to Take a Look at Your Dress Code | Cult of Pedagogy

Many dress codes unfairly target students in certain populations, doing more harm than good. This guide will help you review and revise your current policy.

Least-Educated State: California No. 1 in Percentage of Residents 25 and Older Who Never Finished 9th Grade; No. 50 in High School Graduates

Least-Educated State: California No. 1 in Percentage of Residents 25 and Older Who Never Finished 9th Grade; No. 50 in High School Graduates

Authors of a new study on single-sex education say it is based on weak, “misconstrued” scientific claims, not solid research.

Study: Single-sex education may do more harm than good

Authors of a new study on single-sex education say it is based on weak, “misconstrued” scientific claims, not solid research.

18 Myths of education #infografia #infographic #education

18 Myths of education #infografia #infographic #education

“I hate the fact that I have to use DonorsChoose,” she says. “It gives administrations and politicians an easy way out. They don’t have to worry about giving their teachers what they need anymore, because other people will.”

Crowdfunding for the Public Good Is Evil

Crowdfunding is all the rage. But it shouldn't supplant funding for basic public services.

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Download John Hattie's new study "The Politics of Distraction"

You can download John Hattie's new study "What Doesn't Work in Education: The Politics of Distraction". It's free and licensed under the Creative Commons.

Action and Advocacy

10 Teacher Jobs That Will Get You Out of the Classroom but Not Out of Education - WeAreTeachers

13 Jobs to Get You Out of the Classroom But Not Out of Education

Many of us have fallen prey to the pressures and opted out of the classroom for the sake of our mental and/or physical health.

Why I'll Always Be a Political Teacher at Heart - WeAreTeachers

Why I Can't Separate My Politics From My Classroom

I knew teaching would change my life. But I never realized how much it would affect my vote. I'll always be a political teacher, and here's why.

International Comparison

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Leadership

Here are twelve collaboration patterns or "principles"  Can be adapted for collaborative educational leadership

The 12 habits of highly collaborative organizations

Here are twelve collaboration patterns or "principles" that successful organizations follow.

Why Change Management Fails

Why Change Management Fails

Most change management programs initiated by leaders in organizations fail. They fail fundamentally because it is conceived as an outside-in process, moving about parts of the organization, rather than an inside-out process which focuses on change within individuals.

Politics of Education

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Resources

Building School 2.0: How to Create the Schools We Need: Chris Lehmann, Zac Chase: 9781118076828: Amazon.com: Books

Building School 2.0: How to Create the Schools We Need

Building School 2.0: How to Create the Schools We Need [Lehmann, Chris, Chase, Zac] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Building School 2.0: How to Create the Schools We Need

Use these resources to become an advocate for education.

Use these resources to become an advocate for education.

Testing and Standards

Two new surveys try to quantify the number of standardized tests students take in school — an estimated 113 by graduation.

Testing: How Much Is Too Much?

Two new surveys try to quantify the number of standardized tests students take in school — an estimated 113 by graduation.

The following true story made the rounds in social media this fall, but I wanted to share it with you now in the spring as so many of us suffer through “testing season” and anxiously await the return of standardized test scores. An elementary school principal sent this message to all her students during the week …

The following true story made the rounds in social media this fall, but I wanted to share it with you now in the spring as so many of us suffer through “testing season” and anxiously await the return of standardized test scores. An elementary school principal sent this message to all her students during the week …

Century-Old Decisions That Impact Children Every Day

Alexandra Lange's new book has insights on the influence of school and classroom design on children's learning throughout history.

Many dress codes unfairly target students in certain populations, doing more harm than good. This guide will help you review and revise your current policy. #CultofPedagogy #culturallyresponsiveteaching #LGBTQ #socialemotionallearning #educationalreform #schooladmin #podcast

Time to Take a Look at Your Dress Code | Cult of Pedagogy

Many dress codes unfairly target students in certain populations, doing more harm than good. This guide will help you review and revise your current policy.

Least-Educated State: California No. 1 in Percentage of Residents 25 and Older Who Never Finished 9th Grade; No. 50 in High School Graduates

Least-Educated State: California No. 1 in Percentage of Residents 25 and Older Who Never Finished 9th Grade; No. 50 in High School Graduates

10 Teacher Jobs That Will Get You Out of the Classroom but Not Out of Education - WeAreTeachers

13 Jobs to Get You Out of the Classroom But Not Out of Education

Many of us have fallen prey to the pressures and opted out of the classroom for the sake of our mental and/or physical health.

Why A Competency-Based System Is Needed: 10 Ways the Traditional System Contributes to Inequity - iNACOL

Why A Competency-Based System Is Needed: 10 Ways the Traditional System Contributes to Inequity - Aurora Institute

This is the third post in the blog series on the report, Quality and Equity by Design: Charting...

Building School 2.0: How to Create the Schools We Need: Chris Lehmann, Zac Chase: 9781118076828: Amazon.com: Books

Building School 2.0: How to Create the Schools We Need

Building School 2.0: How to Create the Schools We Need [Lehmann, Chris, Chase, Zac] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Building School 2.0: How to Create the Schools We Need

Use these resources to become an advocate for education.

Use these resources to become an advocate for education.

Why I'll Always Be a Political Teacher at Heart - WeAreTeachers

Why I Can't Separate My Politics From My Classroom

I knew teaching would change my life. But I never realized how much it would affect my vote. I'll always be a political teacher, and here's why.

Design a School: A Lesson in Design and Innovation - One of the activities in the Open University's course on design that middle school and high school students might enjoy is a school design project. The school design project asks students to consider the interests and needs of various groups as they design their new school buildings.

Arts and Crafts: Design in a Nutshell (2/6)

This influential design movement began because people got fed up with machines. The Arts and Crafts movement promoted economic and social reform, sticking up...

Here are twelve collaboration patterns or "principles"  Can be adapted for collaborative educational leadership

The 12 habits of highly collaborative organizations

Here are twelve collaboration patterns or "principles" that successful organizations follow.

Why Change Management Fails

Why Change Management Fails

Most change management programs initiated by leaders in organizations fail. They fail fundamentally because it is conceived as an outside-in process, moving about parts of the organization, rather than an inside-out process which focuses on change within individuals.

With so much info at our fingertips, have we learned the right lessons about data?

From Stupid to Smart? - Educational Leadership

With so much info at our fingertips, have we learned the right lessons about data?

How the Edupreneur is Shaking Up the Ed World

Rise of the Teacherpreneur

縦型ブラインドのカラー1 ベッド,縦型ブラインドのカラー1 ベッド アコーディオンカーテン edudemic.com

Ethical Discourse: Guiding the Future of Learning Analytics

Ethical Discourse: Guiding the Future of Learning Analytics

What are the current projects going on in learning analytics today? What are the potential ethical pitfalls that surround these developments? Why are

Authors of a new study on single-sex education say it is based on weak, “misconstrued” scientific claims, not solid research.

Study: Single-sex education may do more harm than good

Authors of a new study on single-sex education say it is based on weak, “misconstrued” scientific claims, not solid research.

You Can't Bounce Off the Walls If There Are No Walls: Outdoor Schools Make Kids Happier - and Smarter

You Can't Bounce Off the Walls If There Are No Walls: Outdoor Schools Make Kids Happier - and Smarter

Children aren't playing in the garden anymore; instead they're filling in bubbles on worksheets.