Monthly Archives: September 2012

Ticket to China

White Plains builds friendships and digital skills through virtual cultural exchange FEATURE | by Jody Kennedy Preparing our students to become global citizens and skillful 21st century communicators can seem overwhelming at times. Fortunately, White Plains City Schools has embraced … Continue reading

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Build a Foundation for Your (Education) Revolution

GUEST COLUMN | by Cristian Mitreanu Paradigm shift. … Fifty years ago, last month, a short book with less than 200 pages was published to eventually become one of the most influential of the twentieth century. Aside from introducing the … Continue reading

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Learn Now, Lecture Later: A Fundamental Classroom Shift

GUEST COLUMN | by Andy Lausch “Change is the only constant,” the Greek philosopher Heraclitus said in 470 B.C.  This is especially true on college campuses today, where lectures are evolving to capture student interest and keep pace with the … Continue reading

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Trends | Infographic: US Students Prefer Digital Over Paper Textbooks

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Trends | Why School? by Will Richardson

“I’m loathe to overstate things,” says Will Richardson, “but I’m becoming more and more convinced that this is a crucially important moment in the history of schools.” With “excitement and a bit of trepidation” Will shares his latest book published … Continue reading

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