Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 11/15/2012 - 10:30am
Five years ago, Jonathan Bergmann and Aaron Sams sent their respective students home with videos of themselves. Rather than assigning traditional homework, the teachers gave students time in class, with their close supervision and help, to put their learning into practice, giving rise to the concept of the 'flipped classroom'. Whether Bergmann and Sams were the first to practice flipped learning is probably unknowable, but they’re among its loudest proponents, having spoken at national conferences and co-authored the book, “Flip Your Classroom.”
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 11/15/2012 - 9:03am
This is SETDA's ninth annual report on select educational technology activities from across the nation. This study provides unique details on what state leaders are doing to leverage federal, state and local education programs.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Wed, 11/14/2012 - 1:08pm
As the person in charge of technology in your district, it's important to keep on top of the solutions that can help schools improve learning and increase efficiency. We're here to support that effort. District Administration magazine has selected the Top 100 Products for 2012, many including administrator testimonials. These solutions are the best of the best. Look for Top 100 Products in the December issue of District Administration (and save it as a reference) or view it online at districtadministration.com today and all year long.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 11/08/2012 - 2:54pm
Interwrite Boards installed in 24 school classrooms are the latest gift of the Midland Park Public Education Foundation. The interactive boards were installed during the summer recess as part of the foundation's ongoing effort to support new curriculum initiatives and enrichment opportunities.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 10/25/2012 - 4:22pm
Amid the unveiled alongside the iPad Mini at an event on Tuesday, CEO Tim Cook also brought up Apple’s leading role in education, highlighting the fact that the older full-size iPad had already been adopted by 2,500 classrooms around the U.S. in the two and a half years since it was first introduced.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 10/25/2012 - 4:13pm
Despite efforts by both parties to paint President Obama and Governor Romney as opposites, there is at least one policy area they agree on — the need to bolster our education system and expand the use of charter schools.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Tue, 10/23/2012 - 12:00pm
Strong and steady won the race for Miami-Dade County Public Schools, winner of the 2012 Broad Prize for Urban Education, which recognizes large, urban school districts making gains in student achievement.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 10/22/2012 - 5:30pm
Boston school officials announced today that they intend to tap an education-management company to convert the Marshall Elementary School in Dorchester into a charter school next fall, under a proposal to boost student achievement at the academically struggling school.