Redefining Career Readiness for an Uncertain Future

Redefining Career Readiness for an Uncertain Future

The world of work is changing rapidly. Those changes will have big implications for how we approach learning and what our education system aims to achieve. We increasingly organize work according to projects. The platform or gig economy means that more people are stitching together mosaic careers instead of working full-time for a single organization.

7 Ways Teachers Are Connecting and Collaborating Online

7 Ways Teachers Are Connecting and Collaborating Online

In a recent survey by the Center for Education Policy, nearly all teachers agreed that collaboration is generally a good use of their time. To get that valuable time and space to collaborate with fellow educators-in their city, state, country or across the world-some teachers are taking to online networks and DIY-ing their own face-to-face meet-ups.

What the Heck is Inquiry-Based Learning?

What the Heck is Inquiry-Based Learning?

Inquiry-based learning is more than asking a student what he or she wants to know. It’s about triggering curiosity. And activating a student’s curiosity is, I would argue, a far more important and complex goal than the objective of mere information delivery. Nevertheless, despite its complexity, inquiry-based learning can be somehow easier on teachers, too.