Monthly Archives: July 2012

Schools designed for learning

This article in Ed Week, called Form Meets Function in Finland’s New Schools, reminded me of a couple of high schools I visited when in North Carolina last year: Monstrosities. Huge. Impersonal. Architecturally and design bereft. Just boxes built next … Continue reading

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State Education Agencies Focusing on Technical Assistance

My second article on the Common Core for ASCD. You can also see it here and sign up at that site to get ASCD’s Common Core-focused newsletter. Here goes: School districts and state education agencies are developing close working relationships … Continue reading

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