Innovation

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Nine of 67 programs funded under the federal i3 program produced breakout interventions, says a final evaluation of the educational R&D effort. (June 19, 2018)

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Original Education Week research takes a look at how educators hear about trends and new ideas that could be worth pursuing in their classroom.

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High school leaders in smaller districts are most enthusiastic about the trend, a new survey by the Education Week Research Center found. But staffing challenges persist.
April 18, 2018 – Education Week
School leaders face pressures about what digital learning approaches to take and what tech products to buy—from the central office, education companies, teachers, parents, and students.
April 18, 2018 – Education Week
Betsy DeVos should take a closer look at how schools are innovating, writes Kirsten Baesler, North Dakota's Superintendent of Public Instruction.
March 21, 2018 – Education Week
Facing an increasing array of daily security threats, schools are teaching what is being dubbed "cyber hygiene," basic cybersecurity habits for use in school and at home.
March 7, 2018 – Education Week
Citing a shortage of tech-savvy workers, lawmakers and business leaders have successfully pushed schools to offer more computer science. Now comes the hard part.
February 28, 2018 – Education Week
Giving students opportunities to travel outside the classroom can change the direction of their lives, writes 2016 Kentucky Teacher of the Year Ashley Lamb-Sinclair.
January 17, 2018 – Education Week
With digital tools and social media platforms, teachers can keep families connected to the classroom, educator Cristie Watson writes.
January 10, 2018 – Teacher
At least 15 states since 2012 have taken legislative action—such as waiving regulations and setting up innovation zones—to encourage personalized learning.
November 8, 2017 – Education Week
These mini-case studies examine three common struggles for personalized-learning schools: training teachers, differentiating instruction, and letting students work at their own pace.
November 8, 2017 – Education Week
Jill Vialet developed an innovative nonprofit aimed at transforming the way schoolchildren across the country experience recess. Now she’s begun a new organization to help schools be more strategic about hiring, training, and deploying substitute teachers.
October 25, 2017 – Education Week

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