Posts by Katie Vander Ark
Roadtrip Nation launched into the education field in 2008 as a school-based program for students to “define their own roads in life”. To date, over 100,000 students from over 1,800 schools across 22 states have participated in the Roadtrip Nation Experience.
Scientific American and Macmillan Science and Education hosted the STEM Summit: Learning in the Digital Age to discuss the ever changing landscape in education and how to better support STEM and science programs in schools.
K12 CEO Ron Packard recently released his newest book Education Transformation: How K-12 Online Learning is Bringing the Greatest Change to Education in 100 Years in hopes to discuss why technology is critical for the future of education.
MOUSE celebrated their 15th Anniversary on May 20th with a student led exhibit demonstrating the latest technologies and by honoring leaders dedicated to the education and technology arena.
Dale Stephens of UnCollege.org took an untraditional route to end up where he is now. An entrepreneur, a Thiel Fellow, respected author, speaker, mentor, and much more. Who would have thought that he dropped out of school when he was twelve?
A college prof called yesterday. He said, “College sucks.” He’s taking a couple courses as a humbling market research project. He found dated content and tools and disengaged students. I said, “If you want to see disengagement, you should try a high school algebra course.”