Curricular Counsel: What makes a ‘transformational’ school?

Curricular Counsel: What makes a ‘transformational’ school?

From “personalized” to “blended” and beyond, there’s no shortage of buzzwords in K-12. And at first glance, seeing a conference session on creating “transformational” schools might seem like more of the same: Nice jargon, but what does it mean? Matthew X. Joseph knows this, calling attention to it upfront. And as the director of curriculum, instruction […]
Wake Forest, Kaplan partner on financial services certifications

Wake Forest, Kaplan partner on financial services certifications

Dive Brief: Wake Forest University will open a center for financial services and technology education in Charlotte, North Carolina, a growing fintech hub.  The program, developed in partnership with Kaplan, is designed for working professionals and will offer...
Blackboard to sell open-source LMS platform for $32M

Blackboard to sell open-source LMS platform for $32M

Dive Brief: Blackboard announced Tuesday it plans to sell its Open LMS business to the London-based Learning Technologies Group Plc (LTG) for $31.7 million. As part of the deal, Blackboard’s chief learning and innovation officer, Phillip Miller, will lead the...
How is the coronavirus impacting colleges and universities?

How is the coronavirus impacting colleges and universities?

Over the last two months, the specter of the novel coronavirus loomed for colleges and universities in the U.S., though they were largely unaffected — save for some that had to close international campuses and cancel study abroad trips.  In the last week, however, the...