“Kids just don’t like the program”: Adjusting Mindsets Around Blended Learning Implementation

Four years ago, before I was hired at my school, administration purchased a reading program. The idea, I suppose, was that our reading achievement data wasn’t as high as we wanted it to be. The school implemented it with several teachers who were already on board with a blended learning implementation in their classroom. Reading…

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…