education

How Can We Better Engage Students?

How Can We Better Engage Students?

ASCD authors Michael Opitz and Michael Ford joined the Core to talk about their latest book. Optiz and Ford talk about methods to re-establish joy in the classroom. We talk about the myths of joy in education and the role affective dimensions play in our overall experience and effectiveness in the classroom.   MICHAEL F.(…)

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Knewton Sets Pace in Adaptive Learning

Sara Ittelson, Knewton’s Director of Business Development sat down with the Core and AmericanEDtv to discuss SXSW Edu and share updates on Knewton’s global efforts in education. Knewton is the world’s leading adaptive learning technology provider with the mission of bringing personalized education to the world. At Knewton, Sara builds strategic partnerships with educational content creators(…)

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Rural Chinese Education Examined in Documentary

Rural Chinese Education Examined in Documentary

I recently had the opportunity to speak with an amazing young woman from China who is currently studying in the United States. Mingwei Li decided to document a fantastic journey she took to a rural mountain region of China to tell the real story about education practices in a remote region of the world. Mingwei(…)

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U.K. Principal Leads Technology Charge Thoughtfully

U.K. Principal Leads Technology Charge Thoughtfully

Ian Wilkinson, Headteacher (Principal), at George Stephenson High School in Newcastle, England welcomed the Core on a recent visit to the U.K. Ian’s school has been recognized as a leading institution for learning by Ofsted the U.K.’s leading authority on quality education. We set out for GSHS to not only meet Ian and tour his(…)

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ISTE CEO Brian Lewis Talks EdTech with the Core

ISTE CEO Brian Lewis Talks EdTech with the Core

A joint effort between the former Minister of Education for England, Lord James Knight, the e-Learning Foundation from the U.K. and the 1:1 Institute from the U.S. brought together dignitaries and thought leaders in education from around the world. The Core was privileged to be invited along with ISTE CEO Brian Lewis  who sat down for an in-depth look at(…)

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Joel Klein, Zach Sims and Sherry Coutu Talk EdTech

Joel Klein, Zach Sims and Sherry Coutu Talk EdTech

Our good friend Richard Vaughan of TES just sat down with powerhouse names from education around the world. Join Richard as he talks to Amplify CEO and former New York City schools chancellor Joel Klein, Sherry Coutu, tech entrepreneur and board member of Raspberry Pi, LinkedIn and Cambridge University. He discusses coding and the new(…)

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PISA Results Unveiled

PISA Results Unveiled

The triennial Pisa survey is perhaps the single most influential research project in global education. It influences schools policy everywhere from Iceland to India. The 2012 results are out this week and the fallout will be felt around the world. Our good friend Richard Vaughan, of TES Connect, caught up with global education leaders to get(…)

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EdTech Changing Face of Dyslexia: Part 3

EdTech Changing Face of Dyslexia: Part 3

  Welcome back to our look at Dyslexia in education and the role technology plays in bridging the gap for students around the globe. Dr. Michael Hart rejoins us to breakdown student needs at the elementary or primary levels of education. Michael shares great resources including Tom Daccord’s 2013 keynote speech, apps (see below) and(…)

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