Tag Archives: 21st century learning

Training Tomorrow’s Leaders

It’s not that they’re not interested in STEM jobs, it’s that they’re not educated in them. GUEST COLUMN | by Holly Benson The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that, from 2014 to 2024, computer and information technology jobs will grow … Continue reading

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Net Effect

Why new state standards will help us all. GUEST COLUMN | by James Burnett The United States school system is undergoing a significant transformation. The rollout of the Common Core State Standards marked a new era in teaching. In the … Continue reading

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The Pittsburgh Model

‘Steel City’ innovation blazes trail for 21st century American learning. GUEST COLUMN | by Cathy Lewis Long From steel to steak sauce and Mr. Rogers to Andy Warhol, Pittsburgh has a long and storied reputation as a foundry of American … Continue reading

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Move Over, Pinterest

Developing higher-level skills with technology GUEST COLUMN | by Dawn Casey-Rowe As a high school teacher in Rhode Island, I was seeking a way to give my students access to a better variety of materials without breaking the department budget—books … Continue reading

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You’re Never Too Old to Begin Flipping Your Classroom

GUEST COLUMN | by Wendy Roshan Before the era of smart phones, computers and digital blackboards, there was a time when teachers stood at the front of a classroom and lectured while students wrote notes with pencils. When the bell … Continue reading

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