Nine Ways States Can Create Competency-Based Education Systems


Posted November 4, 2015 by Dale Frost Most schools and education systems are designed around seat time, or providing students with a minimum number of instructional hours. Seat time is the foundation of most education policies, from funding to credits to graduation requirements. Unfortunately, seat time does not assure that students will develop the requisite [...]

7 Benefits of Using Small Data in K-12 Schools


While big data is a huge deal in today’s business world, small data can make a real and timely impact on the education field. Here's how. by Erin Latham / July 1, 2015  A student takes a class on Raspberry Pi, a credit card-sized single-board computer developed to promote the teaching of basic computer science [...]