Monthly Archives: September 2010

INTERVIEW: Jamie Coch and Richard Harris

Thoughts. Files. Papers. Time. Space. The words sound nearly philosophical, but in academic research, they all play a role. Beyond that, they are how we communicate past the superficial in a culture of sound bytes and 1-minute video clips. Keeping … Continue reading

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Interview | Out There with Jason West

Jason West, who ran an English school in central London for eight years, got tired of students arriving and telling him that they’d used the coursebook the school had provided to them to learn English. “Actually, I was embarrassed,” he … Continue reading

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Interview | Joshua Salcman and Leo Shmuylovich are Virtual Nerds

Remember that really smart guy two rows over who helped you pass the class you never thought you could? He wasn’t just smart—he cared and knew how to communicate so you actually understood the material when no one else got … Continue reading

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6 Reasons Why Students Need 21st-Century Skills

Click here for PDF version SMARTER SCHOOLS | by Michael Spencer Thereʼs plenty of talk about what to include on a 21st-century skills list, but why students need such skills is a different question. Ever since the late 1990s, “21st-century skills” … Continue reading

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268 Miles Per Hour to Nowhere

Click here for PDF version TALK OF TOMORROW | by Ted Fujimoto Getting your school district on the fast track to success may mean having a closer look at staying on the rails. At a cost of over a billion … Continue reading

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