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What Scales in K-12, Anyway? Chasing Hockey Stick Growth Curves.
September 10, 2014 - Sajan George
As a national non-profit, Matchbook Learning is often presenting to potential philanthropic donors and funders our vision and model for turning around public education in America.…
Meet Matchbook Learning’s new Blended Instruction Specialist, Don Neibert!
September 08, 2014 - Sajan George
Meet Don Neibert, Matchbook Learning's new Blended Instruction Specialist. Based in Detroit, Don joins Matchbook Learning's Blended Instruction Specialist Kristin Floreno at our…
Meet Matchbook Learning’s new Blended Instruction Specialist, Laurance Specht!
September 04, 2014 - Sajan George
Meet Laurance Specht, Matchbook Learning's new Blended Instruction Specialist at Merit Prep, our charter middle school in Newark, New Jersey. Laurance has over 19 years of experience…
Re-imagining Professional Learning for Educators
August 19, 2014 - Sajan George
NGLC Blog on Re-imaging Learning for Educators which highlights how Matchbook Learning develops our teachers.
Blended Learning Classroom Design at Merit Prep
July 28, 2014 - Sajan George
How do you design a space for Next Generation Learning? This article and accompanying brief case study writeup chronicles our school, Merit Prep, and its unique use of space.…
Teaching That Sticks
July 23, 2014 - Sajan George
Chip & Dan Heath, co-authors of several books including the best-selling "Made to Stick" unpacked why some ideas die and others survive. Suriving ideas or ideas they refer…
Matchbook Learning’s First Charter School: Merit Preparatory Charter School
July 09, 2014 - Sajan George
Check out our first charter school: Merit Preparatory Charter School in downtown Newark, NJ currently serving grades 6 through 8 with intentions to grow into a full middle and…
Are Universities Going the Way of Record Labels?
July 08, 2014 - Sajan George
This Atlantic Magazine article suggests that for Universities the "decreased cost of content combined with increased competition among professors, and lower average ROI for universities…
IDEO shapes a school system from the ground up
July 07, 2014 - Sajan George
Renown design firm IDEO was featured in a NYT article describing how an eclectic design team of “architects, mechanical engineers, ethnographers, communication designers and education…
Eliminating Grade Levels and Going Blended
June 12, 2014 - Sajan George
edSurge, a leading national independent online publication tracking education technology, features Matchbook Learning and our partnership with Burns Elementary/Middle School in its…
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