Blog posts from December 2012

December 31, 2012 · By Dan Loritz

We at Education Evolving try to spend most of our time looking forward. But as this year comes to an end, we want to take a moment to look back on our work in 2012.

December 28, 2012 · By Lars Esdal

As more than a million baby boomers retire in Minnesota, what impact will this have on government budgets? On education? EEs Curt Johnson joins other panelists in a televised conversation about redesigning education during this enormous shift in demographics.

December 12, 2012 · By Ted Kolderie

Education Evolving releases a new and different "theory of action" to change schools and approaches to learning. Send your reactions to author and E/E's senior associate, Ted Kolderie.

December 9, 2012 · By Ted Kolderie

E|E's Ted Kolderie reflects on his recent conversations at Harvard on education policy and reform.

December 6, 2012

Paul Krafel, naturalist and teacher/founder of Chrysalis Charter School, explains what happened when natural resource management agencies narrowed their measures of achievement.

December 3, 2012 · By Joe Graba

Zero Chance of Passage, Ember Reichgott Junge’s new book, is an uplifting account of the passage of the nation’s first charter school law; and how the Minneapolis teacher's union changed opinion, and came to view chartering laws as an opportunity for teachers to gain autonomy and participate in the creation of chartered schools.

December 2, 2012 · By Ted Kolderie

There is some danger that "innovation" is becoming just a new word for "change" -- a new word for "new." So, then: What kind of new? Something new anywhere? Something new here? Are we talking about invention? Or about replication?