8 things every teacher can do to create an innovative classroom

E-School News – Trevor Shaw “Innovation is a trait that I desperately want to instill in my students, and many teachers I talk to seem to share that goal. In the current climate of high stakes testing, state standards, and prescribed learning outcomes, it...

Wanted: More girls in high tech

The Miami Herald – Marjie Lambert “After their first week of coding class, 20 high school girls taught their robots to dance to The Cupid Shuffle. Cupid chanted, “To the right to the right to the right,” and the little red robots turned right. He sang “To...

Thinking Slowly About Education in Singapore

The Huffington Post – Fernando Reimers “This year I was honored to be appointed the CJ Koh Visiting Professor at Singapore’s National Institute of Education. In my research on how different nations define the competencies that young people need to...

6 Reasons Why Singapore Math Might Just Be the Better Way

The 74 Million Reasons to Talk About Education – Mark Keierleber “Since the 1980s, schools in Singapore have taken an innovative approach to teaching elementary math — a curriculum that focuses on problem solving with pictures and diagrams. Before the...