Wayne D'Orio

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Hamilton 101

Wayne D'Orio June 16th, 2016

How the biggest show on Broadway teamed with two nonprofits to immerse high school students in American history—and challenge them to create their own performances.

All Ideas Are Welcome

Wayne D'Orio March 18th, 2016

In a quick and funny 15 words, Roland Martin, the host and managing editor of News One Now, both explained and dismissed a long-simmering tension between educators and non...

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Five Inspiring School Leaders I Met This Year

Wayne D'Orio December 29th, 2015

As editor of Scholastic Administr@tor magazine, one of the best parts of my job is meeting inspiring educators and learning about what they are doing and how it is working...

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Arne Duncan's Bus Tour Uncovers a Rural Gem

Wayne D'Orio September 22nd, 2015

This post first appeared on Scholastic Administr@tor magazine's website on September 21, 2015.

Overcoming STEM hurdles

Wayne D'Orio October 31st, 2014

In theory, doesn’t everyone support boosting investment in science, technology, engineering and math education in schools? Districts are trying to make sure students leave...

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Five memorable soundbites from the NYT Schools for Tomorrow conference

Wayne D'Orio September 11th, 2014

This year’s New York Times’ Schools for Tomorrow conference focused mostly on higher education, but there was plenty of chatter about hot-button K-12 issues such as...

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Advice to help you personalize professional learning this year

Wayne D'Orio August 26th, 2014

One of the best parts about embarking on a new school year is the ability to start fresh. It’s equivalent to grabbing that first blank piece of paper (or more likely...

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Learning about creating on-demand PD

Wayne D'Orio August 12th, 2014

As education evolves at arguably one of the fastest paces we’ve seen, professional development needs to keep up to best prepare teachers so they in turn prepare our...

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Going from tech-scared to tech-savvy

Wayne D'Orio May 14th, 2014

Over the years, I've noticed that at every school there are a handful of teachers who are afraid to try new technology in their classrooms. The...

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The maker movement's move into K-12

Wayne D'Orio February 28th, 2014

Hundreds of thousands of people attend Maker Faires around the world every year -- events that celebrate creativity, inventiveness and resourcefulness, and let people show...

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