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Ken Robinson: Bring on the Learning Revolution

In this follow-up to his fabled 2006 talk, Sir Ken Robinson makes the case for a radical shift from standardized schools to personalized learning — creating conditions where kids’ natural talents can flourish. 10 more words

Higher Education

What lessons are our kids learning from this election?

There is no doubt this crazy political environment is impacting our children’s perceptions on what makes a person a leader. Time Magazine looks at how the 2016 election cycle is impacting kids’ expectations on leadership and how parents can counter what Time calls the   409 more words

Elementary School

The importance of an 8th graders awesome candidate impressions

The internet fell in love with this 8th grader, Jack Aiello, who brilliantly impersonate the presidential candidates during his graduation speech from Thomas Middle School in the Chicago area. 223 more words

Elementary School

Iterationists

I would like to give Krissy Venosdale (@krissyvenosdale) credit for the awesome image below, and possibly for coining a new term: “iterationist.”  When I saw the image tweeted by her the other day, I knew right away it would be a new mantra for me.   223 more words

Education

K-12 Client Satisfaction Case Study

This blog post is a summary of a recent project completed by Research & Marketing Strategies, Inc. (RMS).

Background: An organization that provides services to K-12 school districts recently partnered with Research & Marketing Strategies, Inc. 383 more words

Education

The Bravery Deficit

In yesterday’s episode of TED Radio Hour, “Nudge,” one of the featured talks was by Reshma Saujani, founder of Girls Who Code.  In her… 747 more words

Education

Education

Hillary believes that every child, no matter his or her background, should be guaranteed a high-quality education. That’s why she has been working to improve and support our public schools for decades. 504 more words