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Entries by Tom Vander Ark from 02/2012

Helping Teachers Self-Experiment Could Boost Learning

| Posted 02.07.2012 | Education

We need an order of magnitude increase in education R&D. The recent increase in venture capital is overdue.

Flex Schools Personalize, Enhance and Accelerate Learning

| Posted 02.09.2012 | Education

Students spend 20 to 50 percent of their time online. The Bay Area's Rocketship Education is a high-performing elementary network where students spend two hours per day in a computer lab. KIPP Empower in Los Angeles has classroom centers that students rotate through.

A Turning Point

| Posted 02.21.2012 | Education

Your history teacher probably told you the printing press was a turning point in human history. Just watch what the shift to digital learning will do.

Primavera, an Arizona Online Success Story

| Posted 02.27.2012 | Education

Last week I visited Arizona's largest school, Primavera Online. Headquartered in Chandler, Primavera serves primarily upper division students seeking an alternative pathway to graduation.