Today, we're announcing important strategic changes for Edutopia and The George Lucas Educational Foundation (GLEF).
Having just completed our biggest growth year to date, we have taken a step back to evaluate how Edutopia can best serve you - educators, parents and...Read More.
It turns out censorship can be costly -- not just in terms of the free exchange of ideas but also in terms of cold, hard cash. The Fallbrook Union High School District, in southern California, recently settled a...Read More.
During the holiday break, I always take some time to reflect on the past year and recharge for the work that's ahead in the next. This year is no different, except that I wanted to tap into the Edutopia community and see how each of you take time to reflect and recharge -- just leave a comment...Read More.
Last week, I attended a conference in Washington, DC, organized by the Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning.Read More.
As Thanksgiving approaches, I just wanted to say thank you -- it's something educators just don't hear often enough.Read More.
You might say the United States is the California of countries when it comes to how our students score on international exams. We're not the worst, but we have an uncomfortably close view of the bottom.Read More.
At yesterday's 2009 World Business Forum, George Lucas shared his perspective on how to make learning more meaningful with more than 4,500 top executives from around the world. In addition, an interview with George Lucas was published in a special supplement to the Wall Street Journal.Read More.
Every September 11, I read a news story that connects me to the grief of a stranger. Today, it was one about Alissa Torres, a woman widowed on 9/11 who still clings tightly to her dream that there was, somehow,...Read More.
With all the hubbub of September, many of us found ourselves dealing with an unexpected issue -- the decisions of our local school districts not to air President Obama's back-to-school speech. Regardless of your political leaning, we hope...Read More.
U.S. Department of Education efforts to invest $650 million in innovative projects for public education are picking up steam this week. Duncan will make a long-awaited speech Thursday defining innovation and laying out the criteria the department will be looking for in granting the money.Read More.