Saturday, March 25, 2017

3 Hottest Posts Most Popular On The Innovative Educator

Haven’t been keeping up with The Innovative Educator? Don’t worry. That’s what this wrap up is for.  Here are the three hottest posts that you don’t want to miss!

What’s hot this week? Innovative school models, misconceptions about charter schools, and increasing parent engagement.

Making its way to the top for the first time is a post I wrote about innovative school models that influence my thinking. I wrote this in part as a result of conversations around the need for charter schools as the answer to bring innovation to public schools.  But it is not. There have long been school models that innovative public school educators have or have wanted to adopt. What got in the way was not their unwillingness to move away from traditional models, but rather the system of standards and testing that was thrust upon schools following No Child Left Behind. This post looks at those models.  The second most popular post on the blog looks at the many misconceptions the public has around charter schools.  Rounding out the top three posts is my recap of the #SXSWEdu panel discussion I participated in that was hosted by Common Sense Education. In the post I outline 9 ways to increase parent engagement using digital media.

So what are you waiting for? Now's your chance. Take a look at the posts below and click the link to read one(s) that looks of interest to you.

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