While Finnish students already have good subject knowledge skills for further studies, there is room for improvement in generic
A great number of schools have been built in deprived areas in Africa, undoubtedly with the best of intentions, but many
More Information: As a parent and someone who reviews a lot of tech toys, I am constantly hearing about screen time. How
The classroom tech revolution is here already. That may surprise some people since there's been a steady stream of those saying the education technology revolution is coming.
The comments go on and on--they're always respectful and supportive, and usually written by kids (I love it when they mention
I don't know about you, but when I was in grade school I completed all of my assignments by hand. I remember sitting around a large table with my other classmates, reading sentences out loud, or solving math problems and writing our answers down on a piece of wide-ruled notebook paper with a No. 2 pencil.
Waking in the middle of the night with those thoughts spinning in her head and the desire to teach children about fair trade
The point here is that it is not a technology issue, but many people make it one. The behavior argument that many make is flawed. It is first and foremost a school culture issue, which falls on the shoulders of leaders. Schools and districts that have embraced technology through a shared vision and resulting plan focused on learning reinforce appropriate use.
Teachers work hard. Sure they get the summers off but they can put in 12 to 14 hour days during the school year. How can
If only we had this when we were in elementary school.
That is a key connectedness challenge and the opportunity for the 21st century. It is being addressed and answers are being developed. Progress over the next decade will determine the adequacy of those solutions
There are 36 million adults in the United States -- nearly 15% of the adult population -- who read at what are called "basic" and "below-basic" levels.
While there are many problems in higher education and each of these issues deserves careful analysis, I focus here on the individual student and her/his educational experience in the electronic age.
The program is organized by non-profit Alliance for Excellent Education in Washington, DC and is part of the Conference of
Technology has become further integrated into the daily operations of most Australian schools. The entire teacher workforce can now collaborate nationally on innovations in practice that address the problems they encounter in implementing a new curriculum.
A new way of teaching and learning is making its way into some public schools that, if it gains enough traction, could turn the traditional education system on its head. "Blended learning" is not about credits or grades; it's about mastery through personalized learning. Students typically have no preset grade level.
We must begin to offload the transfer of information to other means and embrace our role as helping students to transform knowledge. And this transformation, in turn, may actually help us to do all those other things we claim to do.
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Even as technology's past should make us wary of unsupported claims and premature enthusiasm, the future can be different. In all areas of technology other than education, a time of tinkering yields to a time of solid accomplishment. This can happen in education, too.