Considering a New Way Forward
Propelling Student Achievement through Competency-Based Progression
From Idea to Action: Innovative School Re-Design
Expanding Our Definition of Student Success
Preparing Students to Achieve their Aspirations: Supporting Multiple Pathways
Architects of Innovation: Preparing Teachers for Next Generation School Models
Diverse by Design Schools: How Socioeconomically Diverse Schools Improve Learning
What Works? Designing Effective Research to Drive Innovation
A Student's Perspective
Mobilizing and Empowering Parents
Creative Solutions to Classroom Challenges: Teachers as Designers
Day in the Life- Sofie of Summit Public Schools
Day in the Life - Kasai of DC International
Day in the Life - Edgar of New Classrooms
NewSchools Seed Fund: Stories of Impact
Howard Fuller: “Mr. Say ain’t nothin’. Mr. Do is the man.”
“Mr. Say ain’t nothin’. Mr. Do is the man.” -Junebug Jabbo Jones Dr. Howard Fuller challenges us all to confront how the color of the education reform movement affects its power.
But How Do We Know What's Working?
The pace of technology adoption in schools is accelerating like a Formula 1 race car driven by teachers and administrators hungry for products that spur deeper engagement and better results for their students. But how can customers, product developers, and investors figure out what’s working? In this session we talk with entrepreneurs, investors and publishers about the latest ideas for defining efficacy and assessing the impact of education technology on student learning.
Winning the Fight for Higher Standards
Almost all of the states have adopted more rigorous academic expectations for students. But the standards have come under serious political fire from the right and left. The fight is not substantive it’s political and reformers are often caught in the middle. Join us for a look at the common elements of this battle and lessons — strategy and tactics — for winning the battle for students.