Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 04/11/2013 - 10:25am
Digital coursework, student/teacher collaboration, assessment, and customization are only some of the many popular features Learning Management Systems have to offer a K12 classroom.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Wed, 04/10/2013 - 4:14pm
Math Recovery, a non-profit mathematics intervention council, announces that Carolyn K. Olijnek joins the organization as its first chief executive officer. Olijnek has supported Math Recovery in numerous ways, including as a mathematics trainer and as a presenter at various Math Recovery Conferences.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 04/08/2013 - 4:17pm
The School Committee for the brand-new $133 million Essex North Shore Agricultural and Technical High School is moving to hire the school’s first superintendent-director by July 1, if not sooner.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 04/08/2013 - 4:08pm
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Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 04/08/2013 - 3:48pm
Despite earnest efforts like one laptop per child or Aakash tablets, why is it that ed-tech solutions touted by the mainstream press as innovative in developing countries seem entirely impractical in [these] settings? That's the hot-button question presented in a recent report, "Education Technology in India: Designing Ed-Tech for Affordable Private Schools [APS]."
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 04/08/2013 - 3:35pm
The Common Core State Standards for English language arts and literacy in history/social studies, science, and technical subjects are the culmination of an extended, broad-based effort to fulfill the charge issued by the states to create the next generation of K12 standards to help ensure that all students are college and career ready in literacy no later than the end of high school.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 04/08/2013 - 3:30pm
The Standards for Mathematical Practice describe varieties of expertise that mathematics educators at all levels should seek to develop in their students. These practices rest on important “processes and proficiencies” with longstanding importance in mathematics education.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 04/08/2013 - 3:21pm
Search YouTube for "York County School Division Young Adult Literature Reviews" and you'll find 56 short videos of Grafton High School students talking about books they recommend to their peers. These tech savvy reviews—a reinvention of the classic book report—are just one example of how the York County School Division's bring your own technology initiative is changing the way students are learning.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 04/08/2013 - 3:00pm
The Beckley-Raleigh (W.Va.) County Chamber of Commerce visited kindergarteners at Beckley Elementary and saw first-hand how they are learning to read using technology from MimioSprout. Such technology is meant to better engage students and ultimately improve the county’s assessment score, attendance rates, and graduation rates, as well as prepare children to compete globally in their chosen fields.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 04/08/2013 - 2:49pm
Since 2006, I have been on Stanford University's Hasso Plattner Institute of Design faculty at Stanford teaching innovation through user-centered design and experiencing the current disruption of education from the inside. This unusual background gives me complete confidence that the technology-enabled transformation currently under way WILL radically improve access to high-quality education across the globe. Here’s why.