- Commentary: Design school buildings to support innovative learning
- > Oct 19, 7:29 AM: When we talk about the need to innovate in schools, the discussion is usually on teaching methods and technology. I would suggest an additional, complementary solution — the redesign of school buildings to accommodate the
- Scores Suggest Personalized Learning Pays
- > Oct 11, 5:53 AM: For years, New Haven Public Schools have tried to shift the way classes are taught. Rather than covering the same material with the entire class, teachers are now expected to differentiate the lessons for a wide range of skill
- Counterpoint: School boards and superintendents do support innovation
- Oct 10, 5:21 AM: We agree with a commentary on the need for such things as teacher flexibility. We disagree that boards and administrators resist change.
- Milton High School partners with GivingPoint Social Innovators Academy
- Sep 18, 5:55 AM: Milton High School is the first public school to partner with the GivingPoint. Through the partnership students have a new outlet to help “turn their passions and ideas into real-world entrepreneurial opportunities.
- Rural Idaho school district named top in the nation for innovation
- Sep 13, 5:29 AM: The Wilder School District is receiving national recognition from the School Superintendents Association and the Successful Practices Network for being one of the most innovative school systems in the country.
- Top education official tours two Indiana schools in search for innovation
- Sep 13, 4:40 AM: The U.S. Department of Education will be creating a "buffet" of innovative education models and at least two Indiana schools may be included as examples.
- Opinion: Embrace Fully Innovations Underway in K-12 Education
- Sep 11, 5:23 AM: There are many changes taking place in education. As an outward sign of this change, schools are striving to make their environments more like the “real world,” which is to say like adult workplaces.
- Opinion: It’s time to rethink school from every aspect
- > Sep 7, 7:29 AM: We need to re-think school from every possible point of view. Generally schools are managed and governed by less than visionary figures — there are of course some great exceptions. Let’s put vision and daring into the design of our
- Editorial: Time for school innovation
- Sep 7, 5:42 AM: The answer lies in innovation, including changing the way schools operate, utilizing multi-grade-level teaching and introducing the latest technology, including online classes.
- Vista High transitioning to ‘personalized learning’ program
- Sep 7, 4:47 AM: Three years into a $10 million grant to transform Vista High School into the high school of the future, the campus is adjusting to a new approach to education, and welcoming a new principal.
- RI schools reinventing classroom through personalized learning
- > Aug 31, 6:24 AM: Now that he’s the principal of the school, Anderson is working closely with the teachers there to reinvent the classroom by embracing personalized learning, an innovative concept designed to tailor the school experience for the
- Reality Check with Jeanne Allen Episode 34: What is the ‘Modern School?’
- Aug 28, 7:25 AM: Creating innovative opportunities to build a different type of education system is one of the things that Chris Whittle does best. He is reimagining education, creating what is being called “the first global school.
- New direction for Gates Foundation aims to build on progress in L.A. schools
- Aug 28, 7:22 AM: The L.A. district and others across the country hope to benefit from a foundation effort to build on what already is helping to keep students on track toward graduation.
- Commentary: Innovation is key for educational equality
- > Aug 14, 7:27 AM: Soon more than 50 million American students will start or head back to K-12 public schools. Many will go to classrooms with devices like iPads or laptops for each student, smart boards and other emerging technologies. Their parents
- Opinion: Some aspects of Worcester innovation school plan might be instructive
- > Aug 8, 5:40 AM: Charter schools, even the most successful, feed the self-interests of individuals at the peril of the greater good, and at a time when our democracy is floundering, divisiveness is ascending and segregation is rebounding, our focus
- Unique entrepreneurship program offered at Scituate High
- > Jul 26, 6:03 AM: As the second RIDE-approved entrepreneurship pathway offered in the state, the school will offer a program that is as unique and flexible as its students, according to Principal Michael Hassell, who said the program is designed as
- Editorial: Frankfort High School turns heads with academic innovation
- Jul 18, 5:12 AM: The school has completely revamped its curriculum and processes to align with an overriding mission of preparing students for career success.
- Innovation, Opportunities and Progress: AZ Success Is No Accident: Lisa Graham Keegan
- Jul 17, 7:37 AM: Keegan, one of the nation’s leaders in education reform, talks to CER’s Jeanne Allen about past, present and future in education today in Arizona and across the country.
- Bureaucracy stifles innovation at NM schools
- Jul 16, 5:33 AM: Our schools are under-performing, and rather than betting on innovation, we have doubled down on bureaucracy.
- Greater Clark joins new statewide coalition focused on innovation
- > Jul 9, 5:00 AM: Students choose a pathway during their freshman year and, starting their sophomore year, their classes are geared toward their selected pathway. There are four academies – Business & Entrepreneurship, Health Services, Engineering &