How Technology Is Changing Education from Wine into Water

For centuries, education was scarce and costly, reserved for the privileged few with the right and the need to take advantage of it. Today we¬†support universal access to education as a basic human right–but old mindsets are hard to shake. Deep down underneath, we instinctually regard¬†education as a limited resource, an expensive elixir to be […]

How Competency Based Education Will Drive Improvements in Assessment

With a simple change of routine, my third-grade teacher transformed my understanding of school. Each day, Miss Meloche listed the required work on the blackboard. The pace, sequence, and method for getting through these activities was up to us. And when we were done: free time! (Well, not completely free. But burrowing into a book […]