January 22, 2015

Effective teachers are empowered—and so are their students

By Jan Bryan, EdD, Vice President, National Education Officer Educator effectiveness and grit are trending across educational media. Is it coincidence or inevitability that these two concepts should dominate current discourse simultaneously? Perhaps it is the potential for these ideas […]
March 31, 2016

Where is our reform focus?

By Gene Kerns, EdD, Vice President and Chief Academic Officer   A subtle transition has occurred around our profession’s discussions of reform, so subtle that many of us may not have consciously picked up on it. That transition is from conversations […]
July 7, 2016

The expanding role of technology in education: 5 key insights from ISTE 2016

By Joni Schlapa, Senior Director, Strategy & Analysis This past week, I was one of the 20,000 people who attended the 2016 International Society for Technology in Education Conference and Expo (ISTE) in Denver, CO. While I was there, I […]
July 21, 2016

6 summer reads for educators

By Gene Kerns, EdD, Vice President and Chief Academic Officer There’s nothing quite like reading a great book on a warm summer day—whether it’s in the comfort of an air-conditioned home or outside under the shade of a backyard tree. […]