15 Organizations That Model & Inspire Educational Innovation

We live in exciting times. There is unprecedented educational experimentation and exploration. Even more exciting, people and organizations are exploring new and creative ways to address important social problems and challenges Continue Reading →

5 Myths About Project-Based and Self-Directed Learning Schools

As I continue to speak and write about both project-based and self-directed learning, I come across people who have any number of pre-existing beliefs about these approaches.  Toward that end, Continue Reading →

Example of a School That Embraces the Unbundling of Education

In Plano, Texas, Faith Lutheran High School is offering live online high school classes using a two-way video streaming solution.  This concept is nothing new, something that we have seen Continue Reading →

What Schools Can Learn from the History of Mr. Potato Head

The first ( of what I hope is an annual) Online Home School Conference finished on Saturday, August 24 with an excellent lineup of speakers. It was an action and content-packed Continue Reading →

6 Education Lessons from Fitbit

I continue my monthlong reflection on gamification in education.  One activity that I find helpful is looking at specific gamification examples “in the wild” and thinking about what insights educators Continue Reading →