Monthly Archives: February, 2014

Wishlist for a New School

Source: Mindshift, Feb 2014 INQUIRY WORKS AT ALL AGES INTEGRATED CURRICULUM IS POWERFUL MULTIPLE ASSESSMENTS GIVE A FULL PICTURE BUILT IN PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SUSTAINS TEACHERS OPEN-ENDED TECHNOLOGY USE Advertisements

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Creativity as an Academic Discipline

Source: NYTimes, Feb 2014 Once considered the product of genius or divine inspiration, creativity — the ability to spot problems and devise smart solutions — is being recast as a prized and teachable skill. Pin it on pushback against standardized tests and standardized thinking, or on the need for ingenuity in a fluid landscape. “The …

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Finalist – Next Gen Learning Challenges Planning Grant

Source: Next Gen Learning Challenges e-mail, Feb 2014

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