This software aims to remediate the underlying difficulties that keep struggling readers and English-language learners from making progress. Fast ForWord starts with cognitive skills such as memory, attention and processing speed, and works from the bottom up using the principles of neuroplasticity.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 03/18/2013 - 11:06am
Two recent events underscored the importance of utilizing digital tools to inspire students and demonstrated the intersection between technology and education. On March 5th, AT&T's Hispanic/Latino Association, HACEMOS, held the 15th annual High Tech Day in 31 cities across the country. The same week, the Pew Internet and American Life Project released a report that revealed how teachers are using technology in their classrooms to enhance learning and engage students.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 03/04/2013 - 3:14pm
About 41 percent of all Mexican immigrants 16 to 19 years old in New York City have dropped out of school, according to census statistics — more than double the rate of any other major immigrant group and more than four times the city’s overall rate.
Submitted by Judy Hartnett on Wed, 06/13/2012 - 1:51pm
The education, health and socioeconomic lot of the children of immigrants, the fastest-growing population group in the U.S., has raised concerns about how those children will perform when they enter the workforce.