Greg Whitby, executive director of schools for the Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia, hosts this short Learning Conversations video on next steps for system-wide improvement with Sir Michael Barber at the Pearson’s Global Research Conference.
GETideas.org is the incubator where education leaders can develop their professional learning networks. This community provides tools, research, and inspiration to help transform learning institutions. The primary goal of GETideas.org is to bring people together to exchange ideas towards solving...
In this report for the PBS News Hour, correspondent John Merrow of Learning Matters showcases a school district in Kentucky that has committed to a project-based learning approach in its effort to improve educational outcomes for their students. ...
This is a video introduction to an online course (commonly known as a MOOC) taught by Stanford’s Paul Kim. Roz Hussin will be co-teaching a follow up course with Paul Kim and will be one of our panelists during our special Hangout...
Reknown education experts Stephanie Pace Marshall and James Paul Gee recently engaged in a conversation on the future of schools at National Louis University. Stephanie will be joining us live during a Google Hangout on Air for GETideas.org on...
The Wallace Foundation has produced a series of short, practical videos highlighting stories of effective school leaders. These stories relate to established principles of school leadership: Shaping a vision of academic success for all students Creating a climate hospitable to...
GETIdeas Education Hangout on Air – Cultivation of Leadership: Contemporary Professional DevelopmentApril 3, 2013
Effective leaders recognize the importance of professional development in transforming education systems. Leadership teams need to design engaging and relevant experiences for their colleagues in order to build capacity for educational improvement. In this Hangout on Air with Cisco’s GETideas.org,...
June 4, 2012
More than four years have passed since the expiration of the U.S. Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) of 2001–more popularly known as No Child Left Behind (or NCLB). Despite broad agreement that the law needs amending, Congress is still struggling to develop the specifics of that consensus. The reauthorization will require several decisions about standards, assessments, reporting requirements, and school improvement initiatives. In this video, RAND experts offer recommendations…
May 21, 2012
This Edutopia video discusses how early intervention and sustained individual support for every student are keys to educating the whole child in Finnish schools. The video, part of the Education Everywhere series, was produced in partnership with the Pearson Foundation.
May 17, 2012
This eight-minute video gives a brief overview of the Assessment & Teaching of 21st-Century Skills (ATC21S) project, followed by a detailed description of the skills involved in collaborative problem solving (CPS). It then delivers a comprehensive explanation of the CPS tasks created for the ATC21S project, as well as the behind-the-scenes data that these taks can generate.
May 16, 2012
In this GOOD Future Learning video, Catherine Lucey, Vice Dean of Education at the University of Calfornia, San Francisco, School of Medicine, shows how integrating technology aids the faculty in training the next generation of compassionate, skillful physicians.
May 15, 2012
In this Learning Without Frontiers video, noted linguist, philosopher, and historian Noam Chomsky discusses the purpose of education, the impact of technology, whether education should be perceived as a cost or as an investment, and the value of standardized assessment.
May 14, 2012
This video provides an overview of the Assessment & Teaching of 21st-Century Skills (ATC21S) collaborative problem solving (CPS) tasks, showing them in use at a participating school in Australia. It previews the ways in which ATC21S is developing tools to measure 21st-century skills such as CPS, as well as the types of behind-the-scenes data the organization’s tools can generate.
May 11, 2012
In this RAND Corporation video, Laura Hamilton discusses what has been learned in the 10 years since No Child Left Behind (the U.S. Elementary and Secondary Education Act) was signed into law in 2002, including recommendations for addressing key limitations,