7 Traits of Compassionate Schools

What would happen if we invested as much energy in nurturing compassionate schools as we do in other education reforms? I continue to value schools that focus upon a few school-shaping Continue Reading →

Are Some Learning Pathways Superior to Others? Why this Matters for #CBE

Are some learning pathways superior to others? When it comes to competency-based education (CBE), people point to personalized pathways as an affordance of this approach. Many traditional teaching and learning contexts Continue Reading →

Our Technology Made Schools: Toward a Philosophy of Educational Technology

Is technology a neutral tool or does it have implications for fundamental questions about curriculum studies & the mission, vision, values and goals of contemporary educational institutions? How does technology Continue Reading →

On Academic Hoop Jumpers & the Fate of Education

Sometimes it seems like the education system is designed to reward academic hoop jumping. Academic hoop jumpers care as much about grades and accolades as they do about learning. They are Continue Reading →