21st-century learning

Preparing Educators for Technology Integration

In today’s 21st-century classroom, it is crucial for educators to be proficient in using technology to be maximally effective. For this to happen, state education agencies and technology officers need to be proactive, according to “Born in Another Time,” a recent report by National Association of State Boards of Education.

A Certificate for 21st-Century Teachers

In July, Leading Edge Certification, a national certification program in educational technology and curriculum innovation, will launch Digital Educator certification to help teachers enhance their use of classroom technology.

Tablet Integration Takes Hold in School

Though Community High School District 99 in Downers Grove, Ill., had a robust wired infrastructure, in 2011, administrators decided it was time to put wireless access in the two-school district for staff and students to access. “It was a logical time to put something in place to make use of the wireless,” says Rod Rousseau, director of technology and information services, and soon after, “we opted to give all certified staff members tablet computers.”

Transitions to Digital Media: Are School Libraries on the Way Out?

If your school librarians are feeling beleaguered these days, well, they have good reason. But is this the beginning of the end for school libraries? Not by a long shot, says Susan Ballard, president of the American Association of School Librarians.

Preparing Educators for Technology Integration

A Certificate for 21st-Century Teachers

Tablet Integration Takes Hold in School

Are Your Students Ready for Future Work?

Teaching "transcendent" skills that will mark successful workers in the future.

Homework or Not? That is the (Research) Question.

Weighing the conflicting evidence.

Tutoring and Homework

Services adapt to fit 21st-century assignments.

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