Should schools devote 20% of the day to student innovation?

06/26/2013 | Edutopia.org

Some schools have begun to borrow Google's 20% policy, in which employees are able to use 20% of their work time on innovative projects of their own choosing. In schools, according to A.J. Juliani, a tech staff developer and education author, the practice is especially beneficial in helping students develop a passion for learning and providing a purpose for education. In many cases, these projects also allow students to meet and -- surpass -- the standards and skills for their grade level, Juliani writes.

View Full Article in:

Edutopia.org

Published in Briefs:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Education

Job Title Company Location
Research Scientist
NWEA
Portland, OR
Instructional Designer, ESL
Imagine Learning, Inc.
Provo, UT
Account Executive, National Accounts
NWEA
Nationwide, SL_Nationwide
Instructional Specialist
Community Training and Assistance Center
Richmond, VA
Senior Associate, School Turnaround
Community Training and Assistance Center
Richmond, VA