Brookings

Innovating to unburden teachers
July 22, 2016
http://www.brookings.edu/blogs/education-plus-development/posts/2016/07/22-innovating-to-unburden-teachers

Accelerating progress in education with hands-on, minds-on learning
July 14, 2016
http://www.brookings.edu/blogs/education-plus-development/posts/2016/07/14-accelerating-progress-in-education-winthrop-williams-mcgivney

Thinking differently in education to deliver breadth of skills
July 7, 2016
http://www.brookings.edu/blogs/education-plus-development/posts/2016/07/07-education-deliver-breadth-of-skills-winthrop-mcgivney-williams

  • Schools, teachers, parents, and students in rich and poor countries alike must transform the teaching and learning environment to catch up and keep pace with rapid advances in technology, major changes to the world of work, and to solve complex global challenges. This means mastering literacy, numeracy, and content in traditional academic subjects, but also requires young people who can think critically, solve problems and collaborate with diverse groups of people.
  • developing regions are approximately 100 years behind developed regions in many measures of education related to school completion and learning outcomes.
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