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About a year ago, I started taking improv classes at a local Austin theater. Most of what I perform is bad.
On April 25, Deans for Impact convened a panel to talk about our latest publication, Practice with Purpose. Watch the full panel here.
A few years ago, I spent of the better part of a school year sitting in the back of classrooms in 20 different high schools.
My introduction to Deans for Impact was through The Science of Learning, a publication that summarizes how humans learn. I was fascinated by the cognitive principles included in the publication
Painting the ESSA Canvas is full of thoughtful, innovative ideas that states can use to improve educator quality – we encourage you to check it out.
Ben Riley and Kate Walsh debate educational innovation on the SXSWedu stage.
Most teaching is local: most teachers choose to teach near where they grew up. Given that, what are the implications for teacher preparation?
A review of Lucy Crehan’s new book Cleverlands, a tour of five of the world’s highest performing education systems.
Last month, Deans for Impact released Practice with Purpose: The Emerging Science of Teacher Expertise, our second programmatic publication. Our…
Bill McDiarmid is an Alumni Distinguished Professor and formerly dean of the School of Education at the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill.…