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The Value of Digital Learning

REPORTING ON DIGITAL LEARNING Educators hear about new digital learning opportunities every day. Whole schools are on Twitter (see our article here for a school that’s doing great stuff with social media). It’s tough to keep up with all of the new offerings! Education Week is a great place to get news and reviews. However, […]

By John Russo | Technology
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Simplify the Common Core Rollout

Simplify The Common Core Rollout by Jared Gellert Mike Schmoker has written one of the most intelligent things I’ve ever read about education.  It’s so good that I am going to simply quote some portions.  In an article in Education Week he writes “Perhaps no enterprise is more crippled by complexity than school improvement.”  He […]

By John Russo | Educational Policy
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Multiple Intelligences – Common Core – Mayoral Race – John King – News

10-16-13 NEWS ROUNDUP Harold Gardner: “Multiple Intelligences are NOT learning styles.” In what seems like a major reversal of how his seminal book “Multiple Intelligences” has been used by educators, Howard Gardner in today’s Washington Post, Gardner sets out to clarify the two main problems he sees with treating his work in “MI Theory” as […]

By John Russo | Educational Policy
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