If you’re the band leader you ask more of yourself than anyone else, so they tend to raise the bar for me.-Kristin Hersh
If you look up the definition of the idiom “raising the bar” you will find it means to set a higher standard for people to follow. Leaders in education are looking for innovative ways to improve student achievement by raising the bar.
A growing number of state and local leaders are working to redefine education in the 21st century, embracing technology and implementing creative reforms that help students customize their education. Initiatives such as blended learning, online classes, and virtual schools allow parents and educators to move away from outdated, ‘one-size-fits-all’ coursework and instead personalize curriculum to meet students’ unique needs. This is a hard shift for many who have difficulty with change or who see no reason to change.
iPads have changed the landscape of teaching…
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