Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Fri, 03/29/2013 - 12:51pm
As schools across the country adopt blended-learning models, a few clear trends are settling in, and, at the same time, some groups—like the Next Generation Learning Challenges—continue to help schools push the design envelope on what’s possible for students.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Fri, 03/29/2013 - 12:10pm
From a guide to the Galapagos to the nervous system guide and lesson plans for laptop learning, The National Science Teachers Association has suggestions for interactive resources and online learning tools.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 03/19/2013 - 10:54am
Looking at the wide set of new learning opportunities from the point of view of the professionals, the speed of change and the increased demand of flexibility in being able to build knowledge and to adapt themselves to new forms of collaboration and work, the capability of successfully exploiting the increasing variety and accessibility of learning occasions and resources, becomes a crucial issue.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 03/19/2013 - 10:33am
When educators hear the terms flipped classroom and flipped learning, typically the first thing they think of is a teacher-created video that students watch at home, as though that were the essential ingredient. It's not. It's about how to best use in-class time with students.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 03/18/2013 - 11:11am
A new start-up uses 21st-century technologies to make ancient values relatable and dynamic. To the glut of products and solutions comes a promising one geared specifically to Jewish educators: ShalomLearning.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 03/05/2013 - 11:34am
Promising Practices is a series of six white papers written for the International Association for K-12 Online Learning (iNACOL). Topics are: Blended learning; using online learning for credit recovery and at-risk students; socialization in online learning; operations and management; policy and funding; and a parents' guide to online learning.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 02/12/2013 - 11:01am
Much like the apps on cell phones that are currently being used to translate languages and converse with the speakers of those languages, new tools and technologies are being invented at a rapid pace that can replace much of what we do in our classrooms today.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Fri, 02/08/2013 - 11:39am
SAS, a sponsor of today’s Digital Learning Day, fosters digital learning year-round through no-cost resources and support for educators. SAS® Curriculum Pathways® offers interactive learning tools in all core disciplines, mapped to state standards, for grades 6-12. Recently, the 100,000th educator signed up to use these Web-based resources that make learning more fun and can make educators more effective.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 02/05/2013 - 2:38pm
If you follow me on Forbes, you already know that I’m an advocate of gaming, pushing developers to harness interactive multimedia’s ability to positively impact children and adolescents in terms of intellectual and emotional development. Video games, I’ve argued, are the interactive mythology of a digital future.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 02/05/2013 - 10:13am
A $50,000 grant to the Charter School for Applied Technologies will be used to buy equipment for its advanced manufacturing experience lab, which provides high school students hands-on experience to pursue manufacturing careers in the region, officials said.