- Editorial: Innovation, creativity can help Nebraska reopen schools this fall
- > May 18, 6:21 AM: The abrupt shift to remote learning this year has weighed heavily on Nebraskans. Teachers, students, parents, school districts — all have had to scramble. It’s widely conceded that remote learning lags that achieved through
- Opinion: Your Kids May Never Return to Normal Schooling
- > May 15, 9:03 AM: As a side effect of Covid-19, about 70% of the world’s children aren’t sitting in physical classrooms anymore. And even where schools are gradually reopening, they’re not returning to normal. Here in Berlin this week, my children
- Opinion: After the coronavirus, our schools can do more than just catch up
- > May 15, 8:54 AM: This crisis might just be the perfect time to think outside of education’s proverbial box. We have an opportunity for a broad discussion about fundamentally reforming our school calendar. Long summer breaks might have made sense
- Jeanne Allen: The Solution to Educating Every Child Going Forward? A Virtual Backpack
- > May 13, 8:31 AM: Amid the shutdown, public school students now limited to their homes have become entirely dependent on the decisions of their districts to enable education to be delivered “where” they currently sit. Many districts did indeed begin
- OpEd: Reinventing distance learning means enlisting low-income parents: We must do more
- > May 13, 8:13 AM: America has a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to reinvent school. Instead, we’re scrambling to create the digital clone of a system that didn’t work in the first place. As schools reopen, let’s not reach for the familiar classroom
- Pandemic gives Buffalo schools the opportunity to reimagine education
- > May 13, 7:54 AM: "Parents in Buffalo do not want to go back to a system that has not worked for the majority of parents in this city," said Duncan Kirkwood, a Buffalo parent who cites disproportionate suspensions of students of color and low
- Four K-12 Education Models That May Gain Popularity During COVID-19
- > May 12, 8:24 AM: As parents experience a growing cultural embrace of teleworking that can create more workplace freedom and flexibility, they may also look to grant this freedom and flexibility to their children, seeking educational options beyond
- Opinion: Stop Letting Regulations Limit Technology
- > May 8, 7:55 AM: Every student in the state should have the ability to choose from a plethora of digital options to serve their needs. We are told how hard it is to bring teachers for specific subjects to the most rural or impoverished regions of
- Editorial: Be open to reimagining education after COVID-19
- > May 7, 8:15 AM: Visionaries wanted. No others need apply. Whether we like it or not, we must adapt to the changes presented by the covid crisis.That goes for the way we govern, the way we work, the way we take care of our sick and elderly, and the
- Opinion Cuomo’s double-edged school ‘reinvention’
- > May 7, 6:24 AM: On Tuesday, Gov. Cuomo announced that New York would be launching a partnership with the Gates Foundation to “reimagine” schooling in the wake of the coronavirus. This new partnership is ripe with promise and
- Education officials see opportunity in Massachusetts’ remote learning moment
- > May 7, 5:59 AM: While teachers are working to adapt to a new way of learning, modifying curriculums and engaging students and parents with varying degrees of success, state education officials are looking to the future, viewing the current shift
- Jeanne Allen: For Success In Schools Post-Coronavirus, Education Must Transcend Location
- > May 6, 8:11 AM: With the doors to most of K12 and higher education shut for the rest of the academic year and beyond, it’s time to implement a dramatically different way of educating our nation’s youth, and make it stick. We can’t allow our kids
- Editorial: COVID-19 may finally force an answer: ‘Who’s in charge of Utah’s educat
- May 4, 6:05 AM: When life returns to a semblance of normal, the education establishment, parents and public officials need to evaluate what worked, build from that and encourage continuing innovation.
- Opinion: Coronavirus crisis shows need to rethink public education
- Apr 30, 8:17 AM: In times of crisis, great organizations adapt — or they fail. Our American public school K-12 education does a lot of great things; it also fails a lot of students.
- Distance learning leads to innovation for Montana school districts
- Apr 14, 6:12 AM: Innovation is the keyword for Montana schools, as they adapt to life with COVID-19 and continuing classes through distanced learning.
- With classes canceled for weeks, schools must embrace innovation — and choice
- Mar 20, 5:53 AM: If you are unprepared and unable to serve those children for the 21st century, you don’t deserve to have a monopoly on education at all.
- Commentary: Better education in Texas means flexibility and teaching critical thinking
- Jan 17, 9:30 AM: Better education means a stronger emphasis on a flexible curriculum. We need to give schools and teachers the ability to find the sources and methods that work best for their kids. One size certainly does not fit all.
- Kansas City High Schools Add Real-World Learning
- Sep 25, 6:37 AM: The good news is that more young people are graduating from high school than ever. The bad news? High school is often less relevant to them and their futures than ever.
- Jeanne Allen: Innovation In Education Takes Many Forms
- Jul 18, 8:16 AM: Researchers exploring attitudes and effectiveness of higher education are discovering that relevance plays an enormous role in whether and how people sustain their education.
- Jeanne Allen: Three Innovators Changing The Education Landscape Today
- > May 9, 7:44 AM: America is the land of innovation, leading the world in technology, art and industry — yet we still have a 20th-century educational system. Our schools are stifled by regulatory overload, making it difficult to bring needed change