The Education Evolving Blog

August 2, 2010

In this new paper from the Center on Reinventing Public Education (CRPE), Paul Hill and Marguerite Roza look to other industries to see what it takes to begin improving productivity in K-12 schooling.

July 30, 2010

Three winners of Education Innovating blog-post contest are announced, and receive a copy of Clayton Christensen's Disrupting Class.

July 30, 2010

Doug Thomas, Executive Director of EdVisions, describes how the EdVisions cooperative organizes its members into site teams to run schools, and supports teacher-run schools throughout the country.

July 28, 2010

In this video Ted Kolderie describes how giving teachers control over the learning program and management of schools can improve motivation, spur innovation, and increase performance by both teachers and students.

July 26, 2010

In this blog post for LearnMoreMN Education|Evolving
founding partner Joe Graba describes this country’s decades-long effort at improving schools. While well intentioned, he says, there is a problem at a more root level preventing serious improvement.

July 23, 2010

Kauffman Labs for Enterprise Creation is seeking founders of high-growth, scalable education enterprises; entrepreneurs ready to startup – passionate, disruptive, driven leaders eager to change the world of education.

July 23, 2010

Two professionals from the School of One sat down recently for a discussion with Education Innovating, about their experiences starting and working in an entirely new learning environment, merging newly-created software with unorthodox learning model and classroom design.

July 21, 2010

The School of One is a new and growing school in New York City that merges direct instruction, group work, and individual computer-based learning—at the same time, in the same open classroom—to greatly improve the amount of learning that takes place during a school day.

July 19, 2010

People sometimes assume that teachers want to run away from accountability. In reality, they just don’t want to be accountable for what they cannot control. In fact, research argues that there is a demand for accountability.

July 16, 2010

In this video Roxane Mayeur, co-lead teacher at Community High School in Milwaukee, describes the advantages of working in a school run by a teachers. Community High School is served by a professional practice of teachers operating informally as cooperative.

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