What We’re Reading, Writing, and Watching October 2019
For your fall reading list, we’ve unearthed a few sources of insight and provocation for various aspects of the innovation process.
Most are authored by folks in Transcend’s network—including district leaders, school designers, consultants, and researchers.
Let us know what you think #TranscendEdu!
Prepared: What Kids Need for a Fulfilled Life by Transcend board member Diane Tavenner is a must read for parents
Eric Kalenze’s review of In Search of Deeper Learning— Searching for Great High Schools—written by Sarah Fine and Transcend Advisor Jal Mehta
[NEW BOOK] Reinventing Crediting for Competency-Based Education: The Mastery Transcript Consortium Model and Beyond by Yellow Hat Jonathan Martin
The Age of Agility, Education Pathways for the Future of Work via America Succeeds
[NEW BOOK] Thrive: How Schools Will Win the Education Revolution by Yellow Hat Grant Lichtman
Raleigh startup District C, founded by husband-and-wife team, prepares next generation for ‘real work’ by Chantal Allam for WRAL Tech Wire
Yellow Hat Beth Holland discussing issues of digital equity on the Practical Ed Tech Podcast
Designing Schools for Human Flourishing & a Thriving Democracy and Education Equity isn’t about leveling the playing field — it’s about changing the game by Yellow Hat Erin Lynn Raab, Ph.D.
Help Us Help You: How Schools Can Give Useful Feedback to Edtech Companies by Yellow Hat Jin-Soo Huh
Summit Public Schools’ new white paper, Clearing the Path
Social-Emotional Learning: Helping Teens Navigate “All of the Things” by Kathleen Carroll
A Parents’ Guide to Critical Thinking via the Reboot Foundation
No Walls: My School’s Journey to XQ+RI by Yellow Hat Andy MacMannis, writing for the XQ Blog
Future Trend: Designing Schools for How Humans Learn by Yellow Hat Beth Holland
Six Days at the Border by Yellow Hat Peter Herzberg, writing for Medium
Lastly, this new video via The Forest School in south Atlanta…
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