Reinventing Education

An Open Letter To Educators

Accredited Author: Dan Brown

Summary: In this six and a half minute long video, Dan Brown discusses how and why teaching students facts in today's day and age just isn't preparing people for living successfully in the real world. Dan has just recently... Read on...

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Disrupting the School-to-Prison Pipeline (book)

Accredited Author: Edited by Sofía Bahena, North Cooc, Rachel Currie-Rubin, Paul Kuttner, and Monica Ng - essays by multiple authors

Summary: This new volume from the Harvard Educational Review features essays from scholars, educators, students, and community activists who are working to disrupt, reverse, and redirect the pipeline. Alongside these authors are... Read on...

GameDesk

Summary: GameDesk is a 501(c)3 nonprofit research and outreach organization that seeks to reshape models for learning through game-play and game development. The organization looks to help close the achievement gap and engage... Read on...

Hole in the Wall

Summary: Hole-in-the-Wall is one such idea, which offers the world a surprisingly fresh perspective on the learning process. Breaking the traditional confines of a school, Hole-in-The-Wall Education Limited (HiWEL) takes the... Read on...

Invigorating Innovation in Education

Accredited Author: Paul Kim

Summary: This essay illustrates several examples of innovation in teaching practices in different fields.

Joyful Learning Network

Summary: JLN focuses on bringing joy to the learning process by creating an active community of educators, parents, community members, students, and organizations who share resources, ideas, and advocacy. We believe that to... Read on...

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Many Faces in Education Presents: Kirsten Olson

Accredited Author: Dare The School & Kirsten Olson

Summary: In this interview posted on the blog, Dare the School, Kirsten Olson is interviewed and speaks about public education, charter schools, reinventing education and more. Kirsten is a leading writer in the U.S. describing... Read on...

Perestroika

Summary: The school's primary objective is to offer courses that are fun and engaging as well as educative, based around Jacques Delors' four pillars of education - increasing knowledge, turning ideas into activity, being a part... Read on...

Social Justice High School

Summary: The purpose of the school of social justice is to assure that all students become critical thinkers through a curriculum that is rigorous, innovative, and implemented through meaningful school relationships. Our belief... Read on...

Start Empathy

Summary: StartEmpathy is a community of individuals and institutions dedicated to cultivating empathy in the 21st Century. This website is meant as a platform to facilitate empathy learning in our schools and in our homes.
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Straight Talk on Teaching Quality: Six Game-Changing Ideas…

Summary: The Annenberg Institute for School Reform at Brown University published this report in December 2011 for the Schott Foundation for Public Education.

From the introduction: "In the following pages, we describe six... Read on...

TASC: The After-School Corporation

Summary: TASC, The After-School Corporation, is a national nonprofit organization based in New York City. We work in New York, New Orleans, Baltimore and the nation to change public policy and direct sustainable public funding... Read on...

Trail Shuttle App

Summary: Trail Shuttle “empowers users to achieve the desired learning outcomes by enabling them to customize one-of-a-kind, indoor and/or outdoor learning trails.” What that means, in essence, is that Trail Shuttle promotes... Read on...

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Urban Underground

Summary: Urban Underground was started in 2000 by a collective of young leaders led by co-founders Sharlen Moore and Reggie Moore to address a critical need to provide youth with alternatives to violence, support for academic... Read on...

Vermont’s Education Transformation documentary teaser

Summary: 10 minute teaser from the upcoming hour long documentary, "Vermont's Education Transformation."

The project is produced by students in the communications program at Norwich University.

This version was posted on... Read on...

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