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In the forthcoming book, Teaching in a Flat World, Robert Rothman, senior fellow at the Alliance for Excellent Education, and Linda Darling-Hammond, director of the Stanford Center for Opportunity Policy in Education (SCOPE) exam the of policies in Finland, Ontario, and Singapore, and the United States, offering lessons for strengthening instructional quality in efforts to help school systems improve their teacher workforce by drawing important lessons from nations with high-performing educational systems. Rothman writes “These lessons can apply to any state that is serious about strengthening instructional quality. Educators and policy makers might want to look beyond the U.S. borders for ideas.” Learning Deeply
In the March 10 webinar, “Transforming Schools Using Project-Based Learning, Performance Assessment, and Common Core State Standards” The Alliance’s Robert Rothman was joined by Bob Lenz, Justin Wells, Tiana Alba, and Kaleb Lawson to explore how innovative schools can use performance assessment and project-based learning to transform education and improve learning for all students, taking a look at a highly effective school network that has demonstrated how a new approach can enable all students to graduate from high school and succeed in college.
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