Teacher Mindsets Drive Classroom Change

One of the assumptions at the heart of programs like the CityBridge Education Innovation Fellowship is that teachers can make transformational changes to the way classrooms and schools operate. Well, actually, there are two parts to that assumption: the first is that we at CityBridge believe that teachers can play a pivotal role in redesigning…

Disrupting Education: Startup Weekend EDU D.C.

Early in the tech industry’s meteoric rise, it brought us the concept of the startup. Traditionally, we picture startups as small organizations, headquartered in garages, with lots of promise and little certainty. And we know that sometimes, on the power of an idea, those startups become billion-dollar companies like Apple or Hewlett-Packard. What we often…