College Unbound

I spend a lot of time in conversations about how to improve high schools.  In these conversations, it is almost always assumed that the best measure of a high school’s success is whether studen.

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Turning Guns Into Roses

Schools inside juvenile prisons are often not centers of inquiry, imagination and social justice.  But there are a few that are trying hard to provide life-altering educational experiences for all .

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Finding the Bright Spots in Education: Reflecting on the Heath Brothers’ New Book, Switch

“To pursue bright spots is to ask the question ‘What’s working, and how can we do more of it?’  Sounds simple, doesn’t it?  Yet, in the real world, this obvious questio.

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Competence or Compliance? Elliot Washor on Airline Safety and Education

My friend and mentor, Elliot Washor’s blog is called Tinking and Thinking.  I like that, but I think it should be called, Tinking and Thinking and Linking.  Because he often makes great connec.

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Can Metaphors End Up Stunting Innovation?

“We still haven’t truly understood that click and link are as fundamental today as read and write.” I generally think of metaphors as beautiful mechanisms capable of pushing forward our.

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Hip Hop High Makes a Music Video to Raise Support for Haiti

Students, staff, alumni and friends of the High School for Recording Arts Minnesota have been working hard for the past 24 hours on this song and video: Together (A Song for Haiti) Please check out th.

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Hip & Hop, Don’t Stop! – CHILDREN’S BOOK

Cartoonist, children’s book author, illustrator, and musician, Jef Czekaj is about to release a children’s book called: Hip & Hop, Don’t Stop! Here’s the description from .

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