Topic: Educational Practice

What Is a Badge?

How do we recognize and value the way we learn today? Badges are a new idea to recognize the learning that happens anywhere and share it in the places that matter.

Destination: Chicago

Part of the Chicago City of Learning, Destination: Chicago is a festival of doing and making for all ages. In 2014, more than 500 Chicago young people and their families came out...

What It Takes: All of Us

By: Jean Rhodes Published: February 10, 2014 This has been a groundbreaking year for the field of youth mentoring. With little fanfare, two large-scale, rigorous evaluations have been released, both of which...

New Research (and a story) about teachers

By: Jean Rhodes Published: January 21, 2014 Sometimes a simple anecdote can illustrate a point far better than mounds of research. It was written by Jerome Groopman, M.D., Professor of Medicine at...