Will Teaching Become A Plastic Profession?

by Katherine Prince September 16, 2014

This post is part two in a series of five posts exploring the future of teaching. What might teaching look like in ten years if we do not alleviate current stressors on the profession and do not make significant changes to the structure of today’s public education system? This scenario from my recent paper on […]

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What Might Teaching Look Like in 10 Years?

by Katherine Prince September 12, 2014

What might teaching look like in ten years? How might choices that we make about teaching today affect the design of learning? Teachers’ experiences of their profession? Most importantly, the extent to which we are able to support all learners in achieving their fullest potential? Of late, much attention has been focused on teachers’ effectiveness. […]

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Fixing the Education Accountability System

by Jesse Moyer September 11, 2014

Last week, I finally had time to read, Fixing Our National Accountability System by Marc Tucker. I first heard about the report at a conference a few weeks ago where Marc spoke and was excited to dig in right away but decided to save it for an exceptionally annoying travel day (lucky for me that […]

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Looking through Google Glass to the future of learning

by Mary Kenkel September 9, 2014

  It felt like a scene from The Jetsons… but instead of hanging out in Orbit City with aerocars and flying saucers, we were lunching around the conference table in the KnowledgeWorks board room, trying out the revolutionary Google Glass. Thanks to Northern Kentucky University’s Center for Applied Informatics, KnowledgeWorks staff had the chance to […]

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Home Sweet Home and HB 597

by Matt Williams September 2, 2014

In my home state of Ohio, the General Assembly is currently advancing a Common Core repeal and replace bill. We’ve seen these in other states like Oklahoma and North Carolina. The bill in Oklahoma led to the repeal and replacement of the Common Core in the Sooner state and the loss of the state’s NCLB […]

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Investors: Roll Up Your Sleeves!

by Judy Peppler August 11, 2014

StriveTogether’s new paper, “The Role of Investors: Lessons Learned on Critical Roots that Drive Quality Collective Impact,” focuses on how investors can best contribute to the work of cradle-to-career partnerships. Read it here. Throughout my career, I’ve played both a funder and an investor role in collective impact work. I’ve seen examples of good – […]

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