Learning Environments

Learning Environments

Reputation, Re-enrollment, Results

By Derek J. Keenan, Ed.D

The late Stephen M. R. Covey, in his 2006 book The Speed of Trust, notes that in a high-trust ethos, everything is more efficient. Covey builds this theme throughout the book with the idea that leaders of organizations have the power, the responsibility and the ability to engender high...

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Confronting Barriers to Learning to Help All Children Succeed

By Pamela Cantor, M.D.

It is a daunting challenge. Across the country, states, districts and schools are carrying out systemic strategies to revamp curricula and strengthen the capacity of teachers to implement Common Core State Standards. Educators must bring students from all backgrounds and differing levels of...

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A New Paradigm - Putting All Students in the Driver's Seat

By Mark Siegel

Today’s students are more connected, more aware and more in touch than any earlier generation. They’re connected to technologies that personalize and empower independent learning. Developing skills to navigate the wealth of knowledge and resources available to them today; they often become their...

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Deeper Learning: The New Normal

By Monica Martinez, Ph.D.

There is growing consensus in states across the nation that the primary goal of the K–12 education system is to prepare all students to graduate from high school ready for college and careers. There is even agreement that for students to be college and career ready they need the same set of core...

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Learning that Connects

By Mimi Ito, Ph.D.

When my daughter was a sophomore in high school and was having a rough week at school, struggling to get through her accelerated academic work, she decided to stay off Tumblr for a week. She’s pretty active on Tumblr, her social media platform of choice. When she tells me her plan to avoid it...

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