Chan-Zuckerberg to Push Ambitious New Vision for Personalized Learning

Chan-Zuckerberg to Push Ambitious New Vision for Personalized Learning

Former deputy secretary of education to head expanded initiative By Benjamin Herold June 29, 2017 Pediatrician Priscilla Chan and Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg are gearing up to invest hundreds of millions of dollars a year in a new vision of “whole-child...
Traditional assessment rewards the wrong behaviors-here’s why

Traditional assessment rewards the wrong behaviors-here’s why

Alan November, June 16, 2017, eSchool News. Instead of rewarding students for how many problems they solve, here’s what schools should be focusing on instead. If you told me that students as young as first grade can learn to solve complex linear equations—an algebraic...
On the Brink of Massive Change

On the Brink of Massive Change

Tom Vander Ark, May 10, 2017, Education Week. In his article, On the Brink of Massive Change: Is This The Future You Want?, Tom Vander Ark raises questions about how our world is going to change over the next two decades with the technological revolution and mentions...
Video Games Help Model Brain’s Neurons

Video Games Help Model Brain’s Neurons

Nick Wingfield, April 24, 2017, New York Times. Enlearn’s founder, Zoran Popović, who is Director of the Center for Game Science at the University of Washington is interviewed in this New York Times article, Video Games Help Model Brain’s Neurons, about...
New Profit Launches Personalized Learning Initiative

New Profit Launches Personalized Learning Initiative

New Profit, a venture philanthropy organization that helps bold problem solvers break through to transform lives, communities, and systems, launched the Personalized Learning Initiative and Zoran Popovic joins their Learning Community.  Click here to read the full...