iTunes is Taking the Education World by Storm
iTunes is taking the education world by storm with new apps and ebooks. Check out USF Lit2go a page on iTunes
Tips to Parents About Online Learning
By: Jeremy Vidito. With school officially back in swing, here are a few do's and don'ts for online learning.
Say Hello to The Netflix Generation
By: James Cross. Today's students are the ‘Netflix Generation’ — they've grown up in a world where video is available instantly, on-demand, and on any device. With video now accounting for 43% of all online traffic, forward thinking colleges and universities are looking to explore the rich educational possibilities video can offer.
How the Flipped Classroom Turned Me into a Better Student
My first two years of high school were a continuous struggle. I wasn’t very engaged during class, had a difficult time doing my homework, and was unable to get help from my parents because they didn’t know the material that I was being assigned. After my sophomore year I took the ACT test and scored a 13 – which was not good enough to have many options after high school.
5 Teacher-Recommended Podcasts that Will Enrich, Entertain and Inspire You
By: Kristine Scharaldi. How can a busy teacher find time to discover innovative ideas and new technology tools? Here are five teacher recommended education podcasts that can help.
Turkish Kids Are Getting Tablets, What’s Your State Doing?
ast August Fast Company broke the story that Turkish officials were having conversations with US companies about their plans to equip every student with a tablet computer. This morning, World Bulletin reported that the first 12,000 tabs are arriving at schools as part of the Movement to Increase Opportunities and Technology (FATİH) project.
Surviving the Holidays, New Teacher Advice
Ask for help - you have parents that want to help in your classroom, many are just waiting to be asked. If you are feeling overwhelmed, send out an email or Remind 101 text asking for help. Be specific about what you need and when you need it. Parents will come through.
How the Hour of Code can Make a Difference for Critically & Terminally Ill Students
Computer Science Education Week is a timely reminder that we need ways of enabling the most marginalized children to be included in activities like Hour of Code.
The Inevitability of Personal Digital Learning
Over the past two decades there has been a variety of reform but the inevitability of personal digital learning is unavoidable.
National Charter Schools Week Kicks Off in DC on Monday
National Charter Schools Week will open up Monday with 70 outstanding charter school principals.