EdStat: Around the World, There are Approximately 264 Million Children Not in School

Around the world, there are approximately 264 million children not in school, plus 330 million in school but not learning. Could guided instruction bridge the gap for teachers—and help students learn? While some argue that “scripted” lessons could turn instructors into robots, Sara Merlo of Bridge International Academies presents an alternate view: that detailed lesson guides are an effective way to approach instructional design and an empowering way to support teachers. To learn more, read Merlo’s full post on the EdNext blog.

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