Posts About "non-school learning"

May 16, 2013

This post was originally blogged on the Education Week Of, By, For blog.

Young people can be very ambitious and are capable of great achievements. Consider these stories of teens' achievement from a different time, as described by Newt Gingrich in Business Week:

"At age 13, Benjamin Franklin finished school in Boston, was apprenticed to his brother, a printer and publisher, and moved immediately into adulthood. John...

October 22, 2012

On October 16, a groundbreaking book authored by two Education Evolving associates was launched. Trusting Teachers with School Success confronts the existing role of teachers in public K-12 settings and asks what would teachers do if they had the autonomy not just to make classroom decisions, but to collectively—with their colleagues—make the decisions influencing whole school success?

Examining the designs and cultures of schools where teachers already call the shots, Education Evolving Senior Associates Kim Farris-Berg...