Nichole Dobo

An Experiment in Teacher Training: More In-Person Fieldwork, But More Online Professional Development

Teacher training programs have new competition from an array of outside-of-academia organizations – think tanks, nonprofits and money-making businesses – that all claim to have the latest, greatest way of preparing educators for the classroom. But all that is new is not gold. Some of these programs are of questionable value. Meanwhile, some of the… Read more »

Parting Shot: As He Leaves the U.S. Department of Education, the Leader of its Office of Ed Tech Appeals for Greater Equity

In his final public remarks as director of the Office of Educational Technology for the U.S. Department of Education, Richard Culatta had a few requests. Please don’t scan in the same old worksheets. Please don’t record boring lectures and put them online. Please don’t forget the needs of low-income and minority students, many of whom… Read more »