EEP Guide to Ohio’s New Graduation Requirements, PART 4. A guest post by Dr. Trista S. Linden-Warren. Last week, a public radio initiative out of Boston, On Campus, reported on Ohio’s progress increasing access to college in high school, also known as early college or dual enrollment. About a quarter of Ohio high school students have… Continue reading Breaking Down Silos: Increased collaboration among secondary schools, colleges and government are key to student success
The Ohio Department of Education has canceled or postponed several events leading up to the 21st Century Community Learning Center awards for 2017, however the application deadline is not expected to change. In a series of recent posts and emails, the state has announced the following: Next week's bidders conference will be postponed until March… Continue reading Ohio delays release of 2017 21CCLC application
For the last six years, Superintendent Jennifer Penczarski has been leading Kenton City School District on a transformational journey. Kenton, located in Hardin County- in northwest central Ohio, is a small rural district with an urban center that serves nearly 2000 children, 60% of whom live in poverty. When Penczarski arrived in 2010 the district… Continue reading Re-envisioning Education – An Ohio District’s Journey Toward Personalizing Learning
State & National Leaders Collaborate on Ohio’s First Personalized Learning Design Lab The idea for a Personalized Learning Design Lab took root last fall when we received calls from district after district seeking help in writing Ohio Straight A grants to implement 'blended learning.' In the consultation process, we discovered that districts really wanted to innovate,… Continue reading Making School Design Personal
As we were working with Canal Winchester teachers recently on a figurative language Design Challenge, we had an ‘aha moment’. The Design Challenge titled Delicious and Disgusting, was intended for participants to creatively solve a real-world marketing problem while incorporating figurative language elements. The teachers saw the authenticity of the challenge, but what slowly pervaded… Continue reading Re-envisioning School – Is it Disgusting or Delicious?