Impressive market scan of organizations and tools in the career exploration and “work based learning” spaces. Investors and educators should take a look. https://t.co/3h5iGB3mBs @KatrinaStevens1 @mattgreenfield @jfftweets #edtech
School types, genotypes and grades: The key conclusion is that mean differences in exam performance between school types are largely due to the same factors the schools use to select their intake in the first place. A self-fulfilling prophecy. https://t.
More people need to understand and discuss Campbell’s Law. Relevant for so much of our measurement-obsessed world. READ –> Education reforms should obey Campbell’s Law https://t.co/sCJrSTcPvV #edchat #satchat @erinlynnraab @MurrayLWoodard Thanks, @ric
Turns out one of the biggest stumbling blocks in school districts implementing #personalizedlearning is the bureaucracy of the districts themselves. @KateStringer2 takes a look at sobering new @CRPE_UW study. #edchat @The74 https://t.co/xn2nnIm0Tq
@the_vade_mecum @gregkulowiec @WickedDecent @brholland @ShawnMcCusker @nat_vaughn @VondaTheTeacher @JillBromen @Mr_Driscoll A few years back, we helped ~70 schools through our School Visibility Initiative. Archived resources are here: https://t.co/sp1riEV
@brholland @gregkulowiec blog & your commentary falls right in line with the criminally underappreciated (in the K-12 space) new #medialiteracy (#literacies) whitepaper from @henryjenkins. The #PLAY framework was excellent, too. https://t.co/64T5iYz3C
EdWeek article that raises quesitons about evaluating tech. Need to mull this one over as there seems to be (1) an over generalization about the notion of tech and (2) an over simplification of outcome.
@EduQuinn @Edu_Historian @brholland @dajbelshaw @rlfreedm @bjfr @Seecantrill @cjacksonj13 @mr_casal In addition to the great works already listed, I’m on a slow read of critical feminist pedagogies. Here’s my list. https://t.co/Zf60QB3OrY
“Networked by Design: Interventions for Teachers to Develop Social Capital” – my latest book, co-edited w/ @yoonsa featuring chapters by @bpenuel @Empathetics @FarleyRipple @jamespspillane @nmgillespie
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A randomized-control trial study by the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-Pal) found that students who attended Mindspark Centers over four-and-a-half months improved their math and Hindi more than twice as fast as students who did not participate.
how to “leapfrog” in education, which they define as “any approach that can rapidly accelerate educational progress, perhaps skipping steps but certainly ending up in a new place altogether.”
“We need to find a way to address massive inequality in schools while simultaneously broadening what kids learn,”
Leapfrogging Inequality argues the core elements necessary to leapfrog are twofold: To transform teaching and learning, and to transform what we recognize as learning—that is, going beyond worksheets and tests.
Students meet five times a week for three hours, focusing on how to combine academic skills to social action—learning by doing.
The list Winthrop developed came from 15 organizations such as the OECD, Ashoka, and Finland’s HundreED, relying on how those organizations defined what constituted an “innovation.”
According to the Education Commission, in Chile, for example, teachers have an average of less than half a person supporting them in their work, compared with the five medical personnel supporting doctors.
She said she wasn’t sure why, but thinks there might be a perception that it is too hard to influence teacher behavior.
Our partners @datasociety have just released 2 groundbreaking pieces of research that contribute substantially to our collective understanding of disinformation and polarization. We’re so excited to announce our support for their media manipulation work:
“The main thing I want teachers to understand is that they would never send their students to a catalogue of advertisements as a scholarly, legitimate resource. And yet they regularly send their students to the largest ad platform in the country, Google.”