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learner agency

5 Ways to Develop Learner Agency

“Agency” can mean action or intervention. Learner agency becomes much easier to understand in this context as a student taking action to seek out and achieve learning more independently. Don’t […]

disruptive innovation

Disruptive Innovation in Education

A new product or idea that radically changes the way things were always done is a simple definition of disruptive innovation. Disruptive innovation happens frequently in many industries, but is […]

design learning

A Simple Guide to Design Learning

Design learning is more than a passing trend in education. Discover what it is and how to effectively integrate it into your classroom. Doris Wells-Papanek of www.designlearning.us published an article […]

Betsy DeVos

What Betsy DeVos Could Mean for Education

Public or private education may become a choice open to all students if Betsy DeVos, the nominee for U.S. Secretary of Education, receives Senate confirmation. Although she has yet to […]

zero tolerance policies

Why Some Schools Are Rethinking Zero Tolerance Policies

School safety is critical, but zero tolerance policies have been criticized for being ineffective and contributing to the school-to-prison pipeline. Zero tolerance policies in schools implement rules and strict consequences […]

school schedule

Restructuring the School Schedule

A change to the traditional school schedule is thought to be one answer to sleepy students, a slow comeback from summer vacation, and high education costs. The school day, week, or […]

The Growing Trend of Single-Gender Schools

Single-gender schools have always existed in private education settings, but many public school districts are creating single-gender buildings or classrooms to allow fewer distractions and teaching targeted specifically for girls […]

school resource officers

The Surprising Duties of School Resource Officers

School resource officers are becoming more common throughout the United States – and are much more than just police in the hallways at school. Although law and order are an […]

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