Posts About "learning and pedagogy"

November 21, 2016 · By Krista Kaput

In 2016, Friendship Academy of the Arts was recognized by the US Department of Education as a National Blue Ribbon School for their academic excellence. Threatened with closure in 2011, FAA has been able to turn around their school through the power of student-teacher-family relationships.

October 26, 2016 · By Krista Kaput

In 2006, Yinghua Academy became the first Chinese immersion chartered school in the country. Ten years later, they've undergone a significant facility expansion and yet again reached enrollment capacity. In 2015, Yinghua was recognized by the US Department of Education as a National Blue Ribbon School—the first time in 15 years that a Minneapolis school received the honor.

October 18, 2016 · By Krista Kaput

On October 13th, 58 education advocates gathered to hear Kelly Young, executive director at Education Reimagined, give a presentation on the new organization’s work promoting learner-centered education. Here is a summary of the event, and of their transformational vision.

November 5, 2014 · By Curtis Johnson

Through the eyes of a 10-year old, find out what it's like to learn, fail and have fun in a classroom where technology and gaming promote individualized learning.

December 9, 2012 · By Ted Kolderie

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

October 18, 2012

How would our education system be different if we empowered teachers to make decisions that influence the entire school? A provocative new book,Trusting Teachers with School Success, asserts that this approach would create the schools that many of us profess to want.

October 9, 2012 · By Ted Kolderie

Everybody talks about "good teaching," but what does "teaching" really mean? Jack Frymier presents a totally different concept of teaching and of "good teaching."