Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 01/15/2013 - 8:54am
The internet is where we go to get information, to connect, to collaborate, to share, and to create. With the white paper "Digital Connections in the Classroom," you’ll get a foundational look at the internet and a better understanding of how you can use it to promote learning.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 01/14/2013 - 11:20am
Blended learning combines teacher-led instruction and online instruction using computers. Early results suggest the combination of both models gets better results than either element used alone.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 01/14/2013 - 11:10am
Worried about exposure to foul language, immodest dress, peer pressure and other inappropriate behavior, Susan Brown didn't want her two daughters attending public schools — even though she's a substitute teacher in a public school in Minnesota.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 01/14/2013 - 10:38am
During Wednesday night's Stratham School Board meeting, the school's Budget Advisory Board asked Fosher to cut the total increase down to 3.5 percent. However, one increase Fosher identified as justified is a $119,831 increase in computer equipment. This increase includes six new interactive Whiteboards, 100 Chromebook computers and 90 iPads.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 01/14/2013 - 10:06am
The Speak Up National Research Project’s Fall 2011 findings revealed that students want technology effectively utilized in their schools. They, as well as parents, teachers, and administrators, are seeking a high level of personalization that will engage and motivate them.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Fri, 01/11/2013 - 4:34pm
As the cutting edge of technology has moved from getting computers into the classroom to digitizing textbooks to fully and seamlessly integrating technology into pedagogy, the role of superintendents and other district leaders has needed to shift to ensure teachers and students are reaping the benefits.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Wed, 01/09/2013 - 2:34pm
Using an online program available through e-centers, the Columbus (Miss.) Municipal School District is graduating more high school students. Read about the one-to-one nature of this program and the wealth of metrics it offers the district.
Considering crucial factors before implementation can help ensure that blended learning will be successful
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 01/03/2013 - 8:44am
The Academy of Business, Law and Education charter school in Stockton, Calif. is an all-digital high school that uses an online curriculum and web-based research tools.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Wed, 01/02/2013 - 4:40pm
This web seminar digest addresses the importance of social and collaborative learning technology and web 2.0 tools in providing a holistic, connected, social education for today’s students.