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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…
Culture = Sixth Man
June 09, 2014 - Sajan George
Matchbook Learning Blended Instruction Specialist Greg Hurst blogs on Culture as the "Sixth Man".
NPR features a new kind of performance based assessment
June 02, 2014 - Sajan George
Throw out what you know about standardized tests and assessments. Dr. Amy Galloway Swann, Matchbook Learning's new Chief Learning Officer is featured in an article in NPR on a…
Acton Academy: A Learner Driven Community
May 26, 2014 - Sajan George
At Matchbook Learning we often talk about student centered learning or "SCL" which represents both a philosophy and a school model design that defies current convention of students…
Matchbook Learning is hiring! Blended Instruction Specialist wanted for Newark, NJ.
May 19, 2014 - Sajan George
Matchbook Learning is hiring! We are seeking a talented Blended Instruction Specialist to work in our charter middle school, Merit Prep, located in downtown Newark, NJ. …
Al Motley is Matchbook Learning’s new Chief Technology Officer!
May 08, 2014 - Sajan George
Meet Matchbook Learning’s new Chief Technology Officer: Al Motley Matchbook Learning seeks to redesign and turnaround schools in some of our nation’s most challenged communities. …
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