Busy week? We’re here to help. Here’s our roundup of top educational stories from the past seven days:
Microschools “emphasize interdisciplinary project-based learning, building social skills such as communication and critical thinking, and tailoring instruction to the needs of each individual student.” Could they be the future?
The Atlantic discusses how “Mark Zuckerberg and others continue to tout the potential of personalized learning, pointing to decades-old research that’s been practically impossible to duplicate.”
“Technology shouldn’t be used for low-level learning or teacher replacement. It should help us realize instructional rigor and higher taxonomy learning.” edCircuit shares thoughts on education leadership in the age of technology.
Lisa Vardi, director of cross-divisional curriculum at Bullis School in Potomac, Maryland, talks about personalized learning and how senior capstone projects let students research—and present—their passions.
Dr. Rod Berger speaks with CCPS superintendent Dr. Kamela Patton about encouraging community communication through the use of social media.