The CourseKicker Blog


Teachers Who Make a Difference

By Paul Henderson

Who were your favorite teachers? You probably have teachers who made a difference to you personally. Teachers who lit the spark. Teachers who inspired you. Now’s the time to appreciate them, for the work they do helped make you who you are. Read more...

Preparing Students for the Knowledge Economy

By Paul Henderson

Our knowledge economy has opened up tons of new opportunity. So what's the problem? We're not bringing everyone along to be able to capture that opportunity. We’re still training our kids to compete in yesterday's economy. Read more...

The Anatomy of a Great Teacher

By Paul Henderson

I have always marveled at the impact that great teachers make, and I’ve long thought that if we could somehow bottle the talent of great teachers and deliver it broadly, we can change the trajectory of entire communities. But that’s a lot easier said than done. Read more...

Education is a Team Effort: Why We Started CourseKicker

By Paul Henderson

Imagine that we are able to connect even a subset of the legions of teachers out there. Get them sharing resources, get them sharing teaching techniques—just get them talking to one another. Imagine how much faster they'll learn, how much they'll be able to hone their craft, how much they'll bring back to their own classrooms. Read more...