technology in schools
With the new school season, teachers are experimenting with ways to engage kids better. And parents are always looking to avoid the "pulling-out-the-hair" moments with homework. Of course, what both groups want is to make sure the kids understand the concepts and demonstrate in real-life.
But educators in poorer schools also need basic supplies.
When asked to rate the statement "My iPhone will distract/distracted me from school-related tasks," the average answer rose
Despite my dual masters and my White House internship, I am at the core a bullying survivor. No matter how many years pass
For centuries, classrooms have relied on the Socratic method of teaching, engaging students in verbal discussions and eliciting
But a lot of work remains to get the system ready for use by teachers. Several educators said the proposed system would be
Technology was originally idealized as the panacea for our nation's "failing schools" and is now vilified as an expensive way of making antiquated practices and content "cooler." The reality is in the middle.
The answer may seem easy, given that I spend a total of twelve school days administering assessments to young students. While
Researchers discovered that schools are often unaware of third party contractors' use of student data. In many cases, school contracts with online service providers lack clear guidance for safeguarding this information as required under federal law.
Maria Barberis: Technology has enhanced access to content and increased student interest and creativity. We are committed
Can gaming really revolutionize the way we understand learning, the culture of schools, and how to reach unreachable kids? I think so.
At Leadership Public Schools in Oakland, Calif., teachers, students and technologists worked together to create software called ExitTicket for mobile devices that helps teachers and students gauge how well students are absorbing lessons. If the kids aren't getting it, teachers can stop a class and go over the material again -- before anyone goes home and struggles over the homework. But educators are not only using technology; they're helping to build it.
Brown told CNN that he had used his cell phone in class, but it was not addressed at the time. Furthermore, he said he did
NMHS seniors enrolled in one of the "Academies @ NMHS," a program of concentrated studies in three well-defined, career-focused areas directly connected to university majors and workforce need: the Academy of Arts & Letters, the STEM Academy and the Academy for Global Leadership.
According to the New York Post notes, however, at least one mayoral candidate agrees with Bloomberg's cell phone ban. In
How do American students fare on the latest round of respected international assessments? Not so well, according to recent results on the exam known as the Program for International Student Assessment, or PISA.
Among the findings: China is more likely to integrate technology into all curriculum areas. Chinese students spend more time
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It's empty phraseology designed to sound like we are preparing for the future when we are already living in that future; and no one believes that what passes for a typical classroom today will be the classroom experience even 10 years from now, let alone for the next 87 years.