Published Articles & Media
What Else Should KIPP Be Doing With Blended Learning?
Is KIPP falling prey to the classic innovator’s dilemma by not deploying disruptive innovations?
How To Get Blended Learning Right
What happens when reformers try to use blended learning in a disruptive way in the hardest-to-serve parts of Detroit?
Amidst Edtech Horror Stories, Some Blended-Learning Schools Shine
A growing number of examples show that used well, blended learning—and hence education technology—can help boost student achievement in both charter and district school settings.
How California Superintendents Can Bust Through Policies to Implement Blended Learning
We need more opportunities for education leaders to help their peers with solutions to the problems and barriers they confront as they move toward blended learning.
Barbara Dreyer: A Champ to the End
Barbara helped create the K–12 online-learning movement, a powerful disruptive force that has the potential to create a more personalized and equitable education system that is student-centered so that all students can succeed.
Five Reasons Districts Should Love Course Access
Course Access is still a new policy, but for many students, no matter where they live or what school they attend, it will give them a significantly greater chance to fulfill their potential.
Rosetta Stone, MegaStudy and Educational Software in Korea
In Korea, where popular teachers become millionaires by broadcasting their lectures online, schools and families are only very slowly warming up to other kinds of online learning.
Disruptive Innovation And Education
Disrupting our K–12 schools or our public school districts is impossible today because there is no nonconsumption of education in this country, but helping our schools use disruptive innovation to disrupt the classroom—the way they arrange teaching and learning—is possible.
MOOCs for High School
Unlocking opportunities or substandard learning?
Successful ‘Edupreneurs’ Reignite For-Profit Debate
Critics often accuse school reformers of “privatizing” public education. When for-profits enter the conversation, those same critics level more serious charges and often accuse those companies of having one motive: making money off of the backs of kids.