Quantcast
728 x 90
728 x 90
728 x 90
728 x 90
728 x 90



  • Debating Education Reform Online0

    • March 10, 2011

    Matthew Tabor of Education Debate at Online Schools discusses the importance of informed voices getting involved in the online education reform discussion. A prolific commentator and new media entrepreneur, Tabor explores the current terrain of the education blogosphere and highlights a current debate that exemplifies the effectiveness of the medium.

    READ MORE
  • Blended Learning: The Best of Both Worlds0

    • March 2, 2011

    Dr. Amy Anderson, co-author of Blended Learning: the Best of Both Worlds, joins Pam Benigno to discuss how the integration of face-to-face and digital learning can lead to greater educational equity, opportunities, and efficiencies for Colorado schools and their students.

    READ MORE
  • Pushing Back Against Public Employee Unions0

    • February 22, 2011

    A significant piece of Wisconsin legislation to cut spending and rein in public employee union power has led to protests and a lot of national media attention. Education policy analyst Ben DeGrow breaks down the differences between public and private sector unions, what the bill would actually do, the potential national impact, and whether any of the ideas might be a good fit for Colorado.

    READ MORE
  • Upgrading Colorado Teacher Policies0

    • February 9, 2011

    Sandi Jacobs, vice president of the National Council on Teacher Quality, discusses the latest annual update to her group’s State Teacher Policy Yearbook. She explores the impact of 2010’s groundbreaking Senate Bill 191 and highlights key areas where Colorado can improve its teacher policies.

    READ MORE
  • Kit Carson: Colorado's First Innovation District?0

    • February 1, 2011

    Superintendent Gerald Keefe explains why his 100-student Kit Carson School District is seeking the State Board of Education’s approval to become Colorado’s first district of innovation. On the table is a proposal that would open up Kit Carson to non-licensed teachers, remove tenure as a career-long guarantee and adopt a locally-tailored instructional evaluation system.

    READ MORE
  • Utah Online School Shares Free Curriculum0

    • January 27, 2011

    The online charter Open High School of Utah is the first known secondary school to share the curriculum it develops as an open educational resource. Open High School director DeLaina Tonks highlights the decision to release Open CourseWare as creative commons licensed content and the opportunities for other online schools to share in this innovative approach.

    READ MORE