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National Education Technology Plan

What’s the New Narrative in the Education Revolution?

To Will Richardson, the word “reform” is inadequate in describing what needs to happen in education. “Transformation” is more accurate, and for years, he’s been actively proselytizing the need for a complete restructuring of the public education system. Richardson is now galvanizing his educator peers to send a loud — and just as importantly, clear … Continue reading What’s the New Narrative in the Education Revolution? →

The DOE’s Guide to Allowing Online Access in Schools

Last month, the Department of Education released its 124-page, information-packed National Education Technology Plan. I spoke with Karen Cator, the Director of the Office of Educational Technology, about the reality of implementing some of these guidlines into the existing public education system. Her answers were direct, forthright, and sensible. It’s apparent that the authors spent … Continue reading The DOE’s Guide to Allowing Online Access in Schools →

Digging Into the DOE’s National Ed Tech Plan

I’m looking forward to speaking tomorrow with Karen Cator, Director of the Office of Technology at the Department of Education. I have a slew of questions for her about the National Education Technology Plan released last month. To recap, the DOE’s goal is to raise the proportion of college graduates from 41 to 60 percent … Continue reading Digging Into the DOE’s National Ed Tech Plan →

How to Save America’s Education System, the DOE’s Step-by-Step Plan

“To achieve our goal of transforming American education, we must rethink basic assumptions and redesign our education system.” It’s a bold and broad statement, but it’s backed up with specifics in the Department of Education’s National Education Technology Plan. With the goal of raising the proportion of college graduates from 41 to 60 percent in … Continue reading How to Save America’s Education System, the DOE’s Step-by-Step Plan →

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