Education

  • By Eugene Hickok
    January 11, 2012

    In a commentary originally appearing in Education Week, I focus on how NCLB fundamentally altered the conversation about education in the U.S. Read more

  • By John Bailey
    January 9, 2012

    Below are a few of the technology trends that we'll likely see evolve over the next year.  As William Gibson said, "The future is here. It's just not widely distributed yet." So we attempted to look at some pockets of innovation that seem to becoming more mainstram.   Read more

  • By Ben Wallerstein
    January 9, 2012

    Its that time of year again! We're actively tracking sessions across the country - some of the most active we've seen in years on the education front - and figured a quick summary might be helfpul to our clients and readers. Read more

  • By Neal Urwitz
    January 8, 2012

    Iowa Republican Gov. Terry Branstad released his final recommendations for education reform on January 6. “Recommendations for World-Class Schools” includes a number of important proposals. Read more

  • By Neal Urwitz
    January 7, 2012

    John Bailey, Manager of Whiteboard Advisors, will host a panel at the Higher Ed Tech Conference in Las Vegas on the innovations that are recharging teaching and learning in the global education marketplace. Read more

  • By David DeSchryver
    January 8, 2012

    We are in the New Year and that means another revolutionary twelve months of education policy lies before us. “Revolutionary” is, of course, a relative term for education policy, just as the speed of the slug is relative to that of the cheetah. There is a lot of effort being applied, but you sometimes have to look closely for progress.
    What can we expect from the New Year? Read more

  • By John Bailey
    January 6, 2012

    A couple of (lucky) friends received new iPhones/iPads over the holiday and asked me what they should download in terms of apps.  Here's a list of the most frequent apps I used in 2011: Read more

  • By John Bailey
    January 4, 2012

    Silicon Valley venture capitalist Randy Haykin has started the Gratitude Network to invest in start-ups that are making a positive impact on society, especially in education. Read more

  • By John Bailey
    January 4, 2012
  • By John Bailey
    January 4, 2012

    "Bill Gross, the head of Pimco, the world’s largest bond fund, sums it up in no uncertain terms: “Our labor force is too expensive and poorly educated for today’s marketplace.” There are two variables here: our educational levels, which are low, and our wages, which are high. Read more

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