Tag: 2010

Hard Times, Higher Goals Last month, Richard Haass, president of the Council on Foreign Relations, delivered the keynote address at the American Council on the...

Devolve and Evolve So often when we talk about learning, we refer only to students in educational institutions even though we know that it is...

Willing and Ready to Learn So often when we talk about learning, we refer only to students in educational institutions even though we know that...

Loading the Dice Teachers are facing unprecedented demands as they start this new academic year. Falling state tax revenues have led to education budget cuts...

Keeping Up With Styles As educational spending budgets are squeezed, the return on investment in educational technology is also coming under increased scrutiny. We cut...

Cutting to the Core When lawmakers dictate curricula, the natural reaction from educators is to reject this top down approach which seeks to homogenize the...

Communicate Period The administration’s Race to the Top scheme is only the latest in a long line of attempts to “fix” our educational system —...

Reading in Any Language The theme of the International Association’s 2010 conference “Reading in Many Languages”seems perfectly timed to coincide with a new report (see...

Free Public Education Now that a compromised healthcare bill looks set to be pushed through Congress, the Administration has released its Blueprint for Reform to shift public attention...

Keeping the Message Clear President Obama’s appointment of Thelma Meléndez de Santa Ana as assistant secretary for elementary and secondary education at the Department of...