The Quandary of Education Data

The Quandary of Education Data

Aimee Rogstad Guidera is the President and CEO of the Data Quality Campaign (DQC), a national, nonprofit organization leading the effort to empower educators, students, parents, and policymakers with the information they need to make the best decisions to improve student outcomes. Aimee believes that data have the power to transform education to ensure every(…)

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Aaron Sams: The Truth about “Flipping Out” Curriculum

Aaron Sams: The Truth about “Flipping Out” Curriculum

Aaron Sams has become synonymous with Flipped Learning around the world. An award winning educator who speaks and consults on new learning designs took time to debunk myths and update us on how Flipped Learning is becoming common practice in schools all over the world.     Dr. Rod Berger: From the outside Flipped Learning appears to have(…)

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LaunchEdu Highlights 2015 Winner Zaption

LaunchEdu Highlights 2015 Winner Zaption

Chris Walsh, CEO of 2015 LaunchEdu winner Zaption, talks to Dr. Rod Berger about the power of video in education and the origins of his venture. Walsh talks about how we can impact educational experiences by transforming passive video into engaging opportunities. We also learn about Walsh’s background and what it is like to be(…)

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Can We Humanize Education Data?

Can We Humanize Education Data?

Jose Ferreira has quickly become one of the preeminent voices in education data innovation. Ferreira took time to discuss the role data plays in education and what advancements will excite administrators, parents and teachers. He also expands on how administrators can better evaluate adaptive products. Dr. Rod Berger: There have been turbulent waters in education and(…)

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Can Failure Change Perspective in Education?

Can Failure Change Perspective in Education?

Jessica Lahey has steadily become one of this country’s preeminent voices bridging educational experiences with parenting and the community. You have probably read her work in the New York Times and The Atlantic. We went down the hall with Lahey to discuss her new book and its place on the bookshelves of school-based leaders.  Dr.(…)

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The Real Story Behind Gaming and Education

The Real Story Behind Gaming and Education

Story Credit: Original story published on Scholastic’s “Down the Hall” with Dr. Rod Berger Mat Frenz, Partnership Development at GlassLab, has an intimate knowledge of education gaming and the conversations bubbling up in development circles and school districts.   Dr. Rod Berger: It seems that the narrative about games in education has started to become more rich and(…)

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Eric Sheninger Podcast: The Scary Side of “Status Quo” in Educational Leadership

Eric Sheninger Podcast: The Scary Side of “Status Quo” in Educational Leadership

Story Credit: This story was originally published on Scholastic District Administrator under the “Down the Hall” column by Dr. Rod Berger. “The one issue that plagues education is excuses. If education is good for one thing it’s good for making excuses not to move forward, not to innovate, not to learn. And, as a parent that would concern(…)

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Can School Leaders Accurately Define 21st Century Needs?

Can School Leaders Accurately Define 21st Century Needs?

  Story Credit: This story was originally published on Scholastic District Administrator under the “Down the Hall” column by Dr. Rod Berger. Dr. Idit Harel, CEO and Founder of Globaloria, is an Israeli American entrepreneur with extensive experience in the trenches of education innovation and thought leadership. Since her days at the MIT Media Lab, and then MaMaMedia,(…)

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