Testing Song 2016 (I Can't Feel My Face)

Testing season got you down? Ashley Haddox-Williams, a teacher at Hayes Elementary School (one of the schools working with The Learner First in Oklahoma City), and her husband have recorded a little musical relief. Each year, the couple…

The Rise of Investing in Humanity (Part 2): “Personalized Education – a lesson from business”

In our last blog (Part One) we discussed how the narrow pursuit of standardized learning and assessment has contributed to an impersonal and dysfunctional edusystem. What we need in this complex world, is a systematic way to create new knowledge…

The Rise of Investing in Humanity (Part 1): Education’s “Wall Street” Crash

At a recent meeting on social impact investing, a Wealth Management Advisor shared the theory of change driving Social Impact Ventures in the wake of the Wall Street crash.  Perhaps it is best explained first as a theory of stagnation.…