This series of blog posts presents resources for educators from the 2021 Summit on Improvement in Education (and elsewhere). In this post, we present resources focusing on the role of equity in continuous improvement.
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This series of blog posts presents resources for educators from the 2021 Summit on Improvement in Education (and elsewhere). Resources will focus on leadership, equity, data, and coaching.
August 24, 2022
This series of blog posts presents resources for educators from the 2021 Summit on Improvement in Education (and elsewhere). This is the first blog post focusing on leadership.
July 12, 2022
This series of three papers presents a set of frameworks designed to assist educational leaders in making concrete improvements that advance deeper learning instruction at scale. They were produced by three study teams convened by the Carnegie Foundation and made up of members of research-practice partnerships and external experts with…
May 17, 2022
Carnegie Board Chair Diane Tavenner and President Tim Knowles discuss how technology and personal relationships can be combined to create a resilient learning community and why the Carnegie Unit must be reconsidered to stay effective and relevant.
February 10, 2022
Writer and educator David Kirp talks to Carnegie President Tim Knowles about scalable and sustainable programs in New York, Georgia, and Columbia that are getting teaching and learning right.
November 17, 2021
Tim Knowles talks with Carnegie board chair Lillian Lowery about the importance of teachers of color, the changing role of assessment, and the future of the classroom.
October 13, 2021
Lumina Foundation President Jamie Merisotis talks with Tim Knowles about the need for innovation in the post-secondary sector: “Our top priority as a country has to be to narrow and ultimately eliminate those large racial gaps that exist in American society.”
September 7, 2021
Christopher Emdin and Timothy Knowles share a microconversation about the impact of poverty on the imagination, the role of “freestyleability” and “ratchetdemics” in the classroom, and how teachers are performance artists and students their works of art.
August 4, 2021
Carnegie President Timothy Knowles and Trustee Yo-Yo Ma discuss the future of learning, why young people will be instrumental to leveraging this moment to make real change for humanity and for the earth, and how happiness can be found in confronting challenges.
July 6, 2021
Carnegie President Timothy Knowles talks with Senior Fellow Dr. Janice Jackson, formerly of Chicago Public Schools, about education, equity, and the future of learning in a post-pandemic school system.
September 20, 2017
Addressing complex educational problems using positive deviance requires detective work. The task: to discover “outliers” who have succeeded under conditions where most others fail; uncover the strategies they use; and design opportunities to share those strategies.
June 21, 2017
Three up-and-coming networked improvement communities share common “messy” challenges and helpful advice at Carnegie’s 2017 Summit on Improvement in Education.
May 4, 2017
Some of the most successful efforts to identify and solve problems in teaching and learning occur within networked improvement communities. A new journal article lays out five critical strategies for success in building these collaborative teams of professionals.
April 25, 2017
Variability is everywhere in education. Everything from a school’s location to the textbooks it uses impact student learning. The Six Sigma approach to improvement emphasizes data analysis to reduce variance and inefficiency in school processes to help all students succeed.
April 20, 2017
Everyone has a stake and a say in the Lean approach to improving educational achievement. The school improvement model evolved from Toyota’s philosophy of building a culture in which all employees were empowered and expected to be part of providing the best possible product.
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