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WATCH: Philadelphia Schools Fighting Back - Part 2

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WATCH: Philadelphia Schools Fighting Back - Part 2

Philadelphia's low-performing traditional schools are hemorrhaging students. So superintendent William Hite is fighting back, giving students an incentive to return by opening three high schools with innovative, project-based curriculums. Will it work?

Dec 2nd, 2014 | 0 comments | 7,249 Views
WATCH: Philadelphia Schools Fighting Back - Part 1

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WATCH: Philadelphia Schools Fighting Back - Part 1

At Science Leadership Academy (SLA) in Philadelphia, project-based learning is at the core of all instruction, and it seems to work.

Dec 1st, 2014 | 0 comments | 5,367 Views
Duration: 6:05 min
LISTEN: Chris Lehmann, on teachers and technology at Science Leadership Academy

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LISTEN: Chris Lehmann, on teachers and technology at Science Leadership Academy

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.

Nov 18th, 2014 | 0 comments
Duration: 8:29 min
LISTEN:  Science Leadership Academy, a Model of Innovation

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LISTEN: Science Leadership Academy, a Model of Innovation

In Philadelphia, Principal Chris Lehmann has founded a school where kids learn by exploring real-life projects and teachers teach by asking questions.

Nov 14th, 2014 | 0 comments
Duration: 13:50 min
LISTEN:  Philadelphia Schools Fighting Back

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LISTEN: Philadelphia Schools Fighting Back

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.

Nov 14th, 2014 | 0 comments
Duration: 21:29 min
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