With the transformation of education in K through 12, there is an emergence of many products competing to improve all aspects of delivery of knowledge in the classroom. On this journey as teachers, administrators, and parents, we continue to face old challenges in how we educate our children and our
The Tennessean discussed the need for diversity among teachers in schools, whether it be more teachers of color, or increasing the number of teachers from rural settings. It has been proven through research that diverse teachers have a positive effect on student’s educational experience. Having a diverse staff allows more
This past week, The New York Times discussed the recommended way to raise a truly bilingual child. It stated that it is very important for the child learning a language to be constantly exposed to it, whether the child is learning one or multiple languages. “Early exposure to more than
The Journal published the article 7 Digital Learning Trends, which examined a research project known as Speak Up. The project surveyed more than 514,000 educators, parents, and students over the past few months. One of the main findings was “demand is growing for game-based learning environments and new learning models,
This past Monday at the ISTE (International Society for Technology in Education) conference, Google launched Google Voyager, a new Google Earth feature designed for educational purposes. TechCrunch examined how this new component will allow users to explore the world through guided tours in order to discover the many wonders in
Are you going to be at ISTE? Don’t forget to visit us at Booth 2152! The Sentinel & Enterprise News stated that a bill was recently passed in Massachusetts by the state’s House of Representatives, which gives school districts more flexibility when instructing students who are not proficient in English.
Teachers in a Pennsylvania school district discussed new techniques they have implemented in order to move away from the redundant, old style of teaching, consisting of lectures and textbook readings. “Teachers were all feeling a little frustrated. We were craving a change,” Moola, a teacher, recalls. For instance, teachers are
As a teacher, you know that twenty-first century students have diverse literacy needs, and we are now faced with differentiating learning content according to each student’s learning style, interests, and readiness. We have also heard from many of you that one of the main challenges you face with students is