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.
The researchers concluded that making technology available to students doesn't necessarily enhance learning outcomes. The
For centuries, classrooms have relied on the Socratic method of teaching, engaging students in verbal discussions and eliciting
Until this year, no one ever asked about her background reading. So, for the first time in 17 years McLelland-Crawley shared
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.
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.
Kevin Skeoch: We encourage students to use age appropriate devices in the classrooms, which include laptops, tablets and
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.
"It makes me uncomfortable that I can get in trouble for expressing my opinion," Brown said, according to The Post-Standard
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. What
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
There are school-owned computers at schools that students can use. And they can use their own devices after school. So far
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.