A school system is never finished, and teachers are the change makers. The answer to your question lies, I believe, in three
In the next five years we aim to build 30 or more Hello Hubs. The objective that we will be pushing for most energetically
The problem then is, how do you measure "good" screen time vs "non-educational" screen time. The answer may well be to use
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.
A LearnStorm is sweeping the Chicago Public Schools, and while students taking this nine-week Khan Academy math challenge
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.
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.
I am a notetaker. I highlight, make margin notes, and like to create notecards. This is an inefficient process, but it was
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
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.
If you can survive traveling with your kids, you can survive schooling them, as well. Here are nine tips to keep in mind when homeschooling your kids away from home.
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.