The K-12 classroom is continually evolving in order to adapt to the times. It's important that teachers keep up-to-date with the latest helpful technology for their students and that parents understand the ramifications of that technology, too.
Creating policies and practices that give educators and families useful information about students to improve their learning is a monumental task. This work takes dedicated resources, dedicated time, and dedicated professionals -- lots of them.
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.
The more we ask of children, the more they can do; the higher the standards we set for those who teach children, the farther they will reach.
The press meet unfolded as organic guided tours. There were no formal presentations or copious note-taking; no specific starting time.
Haynes and a growing number of other schools around the country are trying to flip the script by making learning the constant, and time the variable.
Investment in technology is on the increase. Some continue to claim it hurts the classroom. Others are more convinced it is transforming the classroom in a positive way. However, most now believe the goal must be about transforming the learning process.
By raising some of these important questions about data privacy, you will let them know that it's an issue that is a priority for you and should be for school administrators and teachers as well.
As another academic year begins The Castle's shadow is bringing more and more Kafkaesque darkness to university campuses. That shadow continues to transform our places of higher learning into corporate enclaves in which mindless civility eclipses uncomfortable debate.
"No matter the platform, people will always need to know how to understand, analyze and reflect upon larger contexts and systems. That pro-active cre...
The future of learning should be such that it gives greater flexibility to the learner, confidence that the self can learn anything, basic idea clarity on complex thoughts and processes and awareness about the world at large and tolerance.
"The Global Search for Education series takes important issues related to global education and gives them context." -- Adam Steiner Diane Ravitch,...
Amelia Bedelia The Book Report -- by Lisa Johnson For teachers and educators, the ability to creatively combine web content with interactiv...
It's no secret there is an incredible middle-skills jobs gap right now, with not enough qualified workers to fill open positions in the U.S., especially in STEM fields, energy and manufacturing industries.
"The need for 21st century human capital is creating new pressure on the existing education systems to be effective and fully capable of catering to ...
Is there something we can learn from teachers to turn free-form playtime into opportunities for learning?