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Rhode Island Personalized Learning Plan

The RI Personalized Learning Initiative, launched in September 2016, is an iterative, open-access effort amongst a number of Rhode Island education entities. We hope families, educators, administrators, state and nonprofit leaders, researchers and the higher education community—and anyone else who Read More …

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K-12 Computer Science Framework

The Association for Computing Machinery, Code.org, Computer Science Teachers Association, Cyber Innovation Center, and National Math and Science Initiative have answered the call by organizing states, districts, and the computer science education community to develop conceptual guidelines for computer science Read More …

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Scientific Habits of Mind in Virtual Worlds

In today’s increasingly ‘‘flat’’ world of globalization (Friedman 2005), the need for a scientifically literate citizenry has grown more urgent. Yet, by some measures, we have done a poor job at fostering scientific habits of mind in schools. Recent research on informal games-based learning indicates Read More …