Category: The Education issue

Total 3 Posts

The Education issue

Total 3 Posts

Taking a Lesson from the Tech Industry: Develop and Retain Strong Teachers with Microcredentialing

What does becoming a skilled coder and becoming a skilled teacher have in common? The need for quality tools for professional development and demonstration of skills that are tied to real rewards in the workplace: lessons that have application for all those in public interest fields. By Melissa Tooley and Joseph Hood Many parents knew—and

Harvard Gets a PIT Lab

The idea and practice of public interest technology (PIT) isn’t exactly mainstream. There are many people making inroads, though. New America’s Public Interest Technology University Network (PIT-UN) is just one example. The group of 36 public and private universities are creating degree and certificate programs that cut across disciplines and educating scientists, technologists, and sociologists,