Perspectives on a Distance-Learning Residency

The Ford’s Theatre Education Department is in the exciting process of scaling up some of our successful student and teacher initiatives, particularly our National Oratory Fellows program. The NOF program is well into its third year with a cohort of 14 ambitious and dedicated educators from around the country who are learning and sharing strategies […]

The Evolution of a Digital Discipline

A few decades ago, when the digital revolution was just beginning to influence education, it was not uncommon to read enthusiastic forecasts of what computers and online communication could mean for science, math, career and technical education, foreign language study, and the social sciences. But the prevailing notion at that time seemed to be that, […]

Reading and Writing Aren’t Just for the English Department

Several years ago, Principal Mark Thomas and his staff at Northview High School realized their students needed more help reading. Thus began a school-wide focus on reading, beginning with fostering and facilitating student choice, which has already had some positive results. “I still have a lot to learn about the reading process itself,” says Mark […]