In Digital Age, Schools That Succeed are Schools That Connect | MindShift

School of One in New York City leverages technology throughout the school day. By Shelly Blake-Plock

School of One in New York City leverages technology throughout the school day. By Tina Barseghian

A few months ago, I posted an article by Shelly Blake-Plock called 21 Things in Education That Will be Obsolete in 2020, which lists some of the ways in which the face of schools will change in less than a decade. In this op-ed, which originally appeared in the Baltimore Sun, he describes what exactly needs to be done to get to there.

By Shelly Blake-Plock

Michelle Rhee is back in town.

This time it is as a “grass-roots” activist who only wants to put children first. Surely many of her fans in the testing industry think that’s really at the heart of what they are doing. They look at failing public schools and they see reason for change.

As a teacher and as a parent of three public school students, I look at the type of change they are advocating for and I see the future of failure.

Please follow the link below to read the remainder of this great article!

In Digital Age, Schools That Succeed are Schools That Connect | MindShift.

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