Philanthropic Sector

Check it Out: Now I Know Why Carnegie Libraries All Look the Same

You ever notice from like blocks away that a building coming up was one of those Carnegie libraries? They all…

Room7: the Consortium of Refugee Coding Schools I’m Helping Establish

For over a year, I have been quietly helping establish a consortium of about a dozen coding schools throughout Europe…

Everyone Should Know How Computers Work. These Videos Can Help.

Whether you work in schools or dabble in digital research methods, you will instantly become a more critical user of…

Training Teachers as a Dramatic Sport ☞

Thanks to @LGZreader

Are Cubicles the New Classroom? Maybe.

There is a lot of talk about the value of personalized and blended learning.  But what does it really mean?…

Protecting Public Schools…from the Vatican?

As public education spread in 19th century cities, many feared that private interests were trying to undermine schools’ public purpose.  In particular, the…

Cafeteria Food & Race

Listen to this episode Malcolm Gladwell’s podcast series Revisionist History, where he looks at how two universities’ decisions to serve particular…

Heartbreaking Glimpse Inside Detroit’s Schools

Detroit Public Schools have become a powerful cautionary tale for many in education.  The idea that a major school system…

Learn Different: Silicon Valley Disrupts Education

Rebecca Mead of The New Yorker explores how technology and business worlds try to bring their expertise and passions to…

Clinton looks to move Democrats away from ‘Education Wars’ [via Hechinger Report]

“When schools get it right, whether they are traditional public schools or public charter schools, let’s figure out what’s working,”…

Democrats make education revisions to 2016 platform

In an unexpected move, Democrats have revised the K-12 education section of their party’s 2016 platform in important ways, backing…
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