Learning Environments

Learning Environments

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Education, What are we Talking About?

Jenifer Fox

In this article published online in HuffPost Education, Jenifer Fox provides a walk through...

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Postsecondary Education: Every Scholar Needs a Skill

By Sally E. Downey, Ed.D

East Valley Institute of Technology (EVIT) in Mesa, Arizona has a saying, “Every Scholar Needs a Skill.” There is a short period of time while students are in the care of the public schools to prepare them for life after graduation. While EVIT contends that academic rigor is essential, it is...

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How Systems Thinking Applies to Education

Frank Betts

Nearly a century of change has left schools playing catch-up, and...

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A New Way of Thinking: Schools as Professional Learning Communities

By Robert Eaker and Janel Keating

There is some good news about public education! We know more than we’ve ever known about successful school improvement. In fact, rarely in American history has there been such wide-spread agreement among researchers and practitioners alike regarding how to significantly improve schools....

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Hericlitus and the Appraisal of Schools

By W. James Popham, Ph.D.

Hericlitus, a Greek philosopher (ca. 535-475 BCE), believed change was central to what transpires in the universe. An expression often attributed to Hericlitus, although there is no record of his having written or uttered it, is that “everything is in a state of flux.” More than 2500 years ago,...

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