Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Fri, 07/19/2013 - 2:46pm
A survey of teachers who instruct American middle and high school students finds that digital technologies are impacting student writing in myriad ways and there are significant advantages from tech-based learning.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 07/18/2013 - 12:18pm
Cumberland (R.I.) High School is using the Edgenuity online blended learning program for summer school credit recovery. The program provides more flexibility to students who might otherwise have had to take summer classes in another school where Cumberland would not be able to control the rigor.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 07/15/2013 - 2:05pm
East Allen County Schools made a push to put an iPad in the hands of every student, doubling the number of digital devices in the district. No technology staff were added, just miles of cable and a wireless access point in every classroom.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 07/15/2013 - 11:18am
With all the technology being developed these days, it’s easy to imagine how technology can transition into classrooms. But most classrooms are still the same as when we were kids, or even when our parents were in grade school.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 07/15/2013 - 9:39am
The New Media Consortium recently held its 2013 Summer Conference in Hilton Head, S.C. The opening keynote, "Participatory Learning Powered by Technology," by Karen Cator, CEO of Digital Promise, is available here.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Fri, 07/12/2013 - 8:01pm
Students in Broward County's public schools may be graduating without the digital know-how they need to succeed in college and the workforce.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 07/09/2013 - 3:32pm
As Dr. Verna Ruffin moves into her new role as head of the Jackson-Madison County (Tenn.) school system this week, one of the biggest challenges she faces is to plan for the district's technological future.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 07/08/2013 - 3:20pm
Lori McCord, director of teaching and learning, says Richland schools need to be prepared for 21st-century learners. That means using fewer traditional textbooks, and adding more tablet computers and online resources, such as articles, videos, and lectures.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 07/08/2013 - 3:11pm
When I was a teenager, I used to dream of a future where I didn’t have to actually GO to school. The idea of an online school was a fantasy back in those days, but now, that idea is finally coming true.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 07/08/2013 - 1:16pm
In a new guidebook, iNACOL President Susan Patrick and two cowriters provide educational leaders with strategies for collaborative content development and the benefits of OER, a framework for planning.