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A really scary headline about kindergarteners

Rob Saxton is Oregon’s deputy superintendent of public instruction, reports the Washington Post. …

30 education innovators worth following on Twitter

Yesterday, we wrote about the latest Forbes list of ’30 Under 30′ in the education field, noted Edudemic.…

STEM program gives Coney Island elementary school students a leg up with Lego

A scrappy Coney Island elementary school is creating opportunity for disadvantaged students, with innovative academic programs that have kids fired up about science, technology, engineering and math, the NY Daily…

Ravitch: The ‘White House’s obsession with data is sick’

Education historian and activist Diane Ravitch has been blasting the Obama administration for a long time for education policies that have expanded the importance of standardized tests and promoted the…

Then-and-now photos bring iconic Black History moments back to life

Every day, we walk in the very places where history was made years ago, the Huffington Post reports.…

Get ready for Digital Learning Day with these resources

The third annual Digital Learning Day is on February 5, 2014, Edutopia reports.…

Humble teacher shocks community by leaving $8.4 million

A retired teacher who worked with special-needs kids, the late Margaret Southern drove a 1980s Cadillac, lived in a modest home and had just one indulgence in life: taking her…

Charter experiment ‘spinning out of control’

What is happening in Durham County, N.C.,  is exactly what charter school critics have long feared: the destabilization of the traditional district system, the Washington Post reports. Ned Barnett, the…

5 things you should know about flipped learning

Flipped learning — the name says it all. It’s a 180-degree shift in how we approach learning and teaching, reports the ISTE Connects Blog. …

9 ways Facebook changed how we talk

"I'm gonna tag you in this hideous photo and then unfriend you if you don't stop oversharing and poking me." If you said this to someone 10 years ago, they'd…