What we’re reading: May 2016

By James DeKoven on


As you plan your summer vacation and reading list, don’t forget to check out these edtech gems.

Education Next: Testing Alone Won’t Make Good Readers
Contrary to popular opinion, more reading instruction time doesn’t necessarily make for improved reading.

The 74: 3 of the 5 Biggest School Districts Hire More Security Officers Than Counselors
Visit some of the largest public school districts in America and you’ll find more security officers than counselors.

Samsung: How Special Education Technology is Helping One Student to Thrive
Read about Lily and how mobility technologies have helped her lead a richer, more independent life.

District Administration: Rethinking Responses to Bullying
A new survey questions our common beliefs about how to best combat the bullying crisis.

The Hechinger Report: When Students Lead Parent-Teacher Conferences
Some schools believe students can improve their grades by involving them in something that’s been historically off limits.

James DeKoven
As Clever's Director of Content, James wants to create dialogue around how education can uplift individuals and society. He welcomes your feedback and ideas.