April 27, 2012 – In Fordham’s new book Education Reform for the Digital Era, Bryan C. Hassel and Emily Ayscue Hassel’s opening chapter proposes that “digital education needs excellent teachers and that a first-rate teaching profession needs digital education.” In the digital future, teacher effectiveness will matter even more than it does today. While the […]
March 38, 2012 – In a collection of essays, Education Sector asked commentators to address a set of dilemmas facing the nation in the current reform moment. Bryan Hassel and Emily Ayscue Hassel tackled one: Will the Common Core and new teacher evaluation systems strangle innovation? These reforms, they argue, would have been perfectly timed for 1962, with […]
January 27, 2012 – In this Getting Smart blog post, Tom Vander Ark cites Public Impact’s Opportunity at the Top, highlighting that even though we can’t put a great teacher in every classroom in school systems as they exist now, we can leverage technology and talent in redesigned systems to extend the reach of our […]
January 18, 2012 – Public Impact has been named a 100Kin10 partner, agreeing to help extend the reach of excellent STEM educators. The national 100Kin10 movement aims to recruit, prepare, and retain 100,000 science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) teachers in 10 years. Public Impact will use its reach extension models to assist the 100Kin10 partners in maximizing […]
December 28, 2011 – As Tom Vander Ark suggests in this Huffington Post article, the top benefit of digital learning for low-income students will be to give every student access to great teachers in every subject. He cites Public Impact’s initiative and strategies for extending the reach of great teachers.
December 14, 2011 – Public Impact releases school designs that put top teachers in charge of every child’s learning. These models use job redesign, technology, or both to help excellent teachers reach more students. Learn more here.
December 14, 2011 – Public Impact is seeking sites to create prototypes and scale new school models that put excellent teachers in charge of far more students’ learning, within budget. Read the announcement. Learn what we’re looking for in sites.
December 14, 2011 – This post at Education Next announces Public Impact’s release of school models for extending the reach of excellent teacher to more students, for more pay, within budget, and the search for five major sites to tailor and implement these and similar school models that put excellent teachers in charge of more children’s […]
November 21, 2011 – Public Impact’s co-director Emily Ayscue Hassel is named one of 21 teacher leaders in the inaugural class of the Aspen Teacher Leader Fellows program. This fellowship “is designed to cultivate and support a cohort of teacher leaders – including classroom teachers as well as union leaders and other advocates – who […]
November 17, 2011 – Digital instruction paired with excellent teachers has enormous potential to fuel student learning. Though some observers pit technology against teachers, this report by co-directors Bryan C. Hassel and Emily Ayscue Hassel proposes that “digital education needs excellent teachers and that a first-rate teaching profession needs digital education.” In the digital future, teacher […]