Springtime at the school where I teach is usually a celebration of how far so many of our students have come. After years of hard work, often overcoming massive obstacles — poverty, violence, fractured families, inferior educational opportunities that did not prepare them for demanding and…

Tuesday, May-15-2018   Larry Strauss

The classroom tech revolution is here already. That may surprise some people since there’s been a steady stream of those saying the education technology revolution is coming. Mostly, though, those promising the edtech revolution are seeing a sweeping, top-to-bottom reformation where education…

Thursday, May-10-2018   Unknown Writer's

Prom is a classic rite of passage for American teenagers. In recent years, prom culture has inspired news stories about epic “promposals,” repurposed prom dresses, inspiring prom queens and more.   But where did this tradition come from, and why do we call it…

Wednesday, May-09-2018   Unknown Writer's about Education

Selling to K-12 school districts is a circle of Hell. But we can fix it. I first entered that circle as the founder and CEO of The Princeton Review. After years of working directly with students, we believed we had the expertise and reputation to help districts adopt formative assessment (quizzes…

Monday, May-07-2018   Unknown Writers at Education News