June 10, 2017

Educational Assessment and the Crisis in Higher Education

Imagine an educational program that takes 4 or more years of full-time effort, costs four times the typical annual salary of its graduates, has a 44 percent dropout rate, and produces graduates who often lack […]
May 5, 2017

Is Standardized Testing Killing Creativity?

Ken Robinson is not a fan of the current US educational system. In his popular and often-hilarious TED talks, he makes a passionate, witty, and thought-provoking case that the US educational culture is following the […]
April 15, 2017

The Thinking Behind the Flipped Classroom

Like many other educational innovations, the flipped classroom began with the recognition of a problem with the traditional way of teaching. To understand the potential benefits of a flipped classroom, then, it may be helpful […]
February 20, 2017

The New SAT and Educational Inequality

The SAT is changing, and the College Board (the people who make the SAT) is starting a promising partnership with Khan Academy to bring free test preparation for the new exam as well as the […]