Has the teaching force changed much in the past 25 years? Ingersoll looks at the major trends in teaching to see where it has and where it has not.
An expert on education technology, Lehmann says putting a laptop in the hands of every student is a “game changer”, bringing the outside world into the classroom and transforming the way that students and teachers interact.
In Philadelphia, Principal Chris Lehmann has founded a school where kids learn by exploring real-life projects and teachers teach by asking questions.
In Philadelphia, 70,000 students fled low-performing neighborhood schools this year to attend charter schools. Now, Superintendent William Hite is fighting back by opening three new high schools with innovative curriculums.
When Alejandro Gac-Artigas tried to launch a summer program for struggling readers, he ran into problems. John Merrow talks to him about his novel idea and the difficult launch.