Monthly Archives: March 2014

Beyond the hype: How ed-tech can really impact student success

I recently read the Horizon Report – an annual review of trends in education and, technology – and was struck by how some of the promises made by the ed-tech industry were right on target. Others, of course, were off … Continue reading

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Changing the Teaching of History, One Byte at a Time

In October 2010, a fourth grader returned from school and set her history book on the table. Flipping through Our Virginia: Past and Present, a book approved by Virginia’s State Department of Education, her mother came across a sentence that … Continue reading

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Lessons from the American Civil Rights Movement

Live, Interactive Webcast on April 10, 2014 11:00 – 11:30 am EDT and 1:00 – 1:30 pm EDT Use Project C, Lessons from the American Civil Rights Movement, to engage your students in the study of today’s civil rights issues! … Continue reading

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Managed Instruction or Digital Learning?

A former governor and an ed school dean met in a bar…they discussed the seeming incompatibility of digital learning with differentiated instruction and the scripted curricula mandated by many school districts. It’s easy to say that managed instruction is old … Continue reading

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Field-Testing Set to Begin on Common-Core Exams

Next week marks a major milestone in an assessment project of unprecedented scope: the start of field-testing season for new, shared tests of a common set of academic standards. Between March 24 and June 6, more than 4 million students … Continue reading

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Bio-Optical Organized Knowledge

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Research Study on Hands on Learning Seeks Data

The Foundation for Technology and Engineering Education (FTEE) – Dugger/Gerrish Endowment, in partnership with the International Technology and Engineering Educators Association (ITEEA) has commissioned a study to determine to what extent students in United States public schools practice “doing” in … Continue reading

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