6/25/2017

NPR News: Colorado Teachers Get Gun Training As 'First Responders'

Colorado Teachers Get Gun Training As 'First Responders'
Should teachers have the right to carry guns in the classroom to protect themselves and their students? While groups on both sides of the issue fight that out, some teachers in Colorado are training.

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6/24/2017

Is Neurodiversity The Right Talent Path For Your Organization?


We all know teams with diverse backgrounds, disciplinary training, gender, culture, and other individual qualities perform better than homogenous teams. And now it seems that neurodiverse teams may have an even stronger advantage.

from Forbes Education

NPR News: Schools Let Students Take Laptops Home In Hopes Of Curbing 'Summer Slide'

Schools Let Students Take Laptops Home In Hopes Of Curbing 'Summer Slide'
More districts are letting students take computers home for the summer. Officials hope the devices help fill in learning gaps, but experts say parents must play a role to make the lending effective.

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6/23/2017

Sir Ken Robinson: Finding Market Pressures To Innovate Education


This habit of tradition and routine is exactly why education has remained woefully behind the times. In the business of education, we don’t have the usual market pressures that require innovation. Public education is a monopoly with no real competition to require forward movement.

from Forbes Education