Who Gets a Larger Slice of the Pie

I am sharing a guest blog today by my friend and colleague, Bruce Knox, Secondary School Director at International College, in Beirut Lebanon.  Bruce gets the whole “Learning by Doing” thing and is an educator who leads by doing as well.  He has been an inspiration to me and impacted my thinking on education and… Read More

Learning by Doing in the Age of Robots

“According to UNESCO, the number of people gaining formal educational qualifications in the next 30 years will exceed the gross total since the beginning of history. As a result the market value of degrees is tumbling. Something more is needed to edge ahead of the crowd” (Robinson, 2001-2011). For years now, the U.S. education system… Read More

Schools That Work for the Future

  I had the opportunity to travel to Japan last year to speak to groups of Japanese educators about changes in education targeted at better meeting the needs of students in the 21st century.  The perspective I was asked to share, specifically, was how my school was implementing a multi-disciplinary, project-based learning model, and why… Read More