If, perhaps, you are searching for a Maker event in your area but don’t see one planned anywhere close by- it might be time to plan your own! It’s really pretty easy and an ideal way to get conversations happening and relationships building between schools, parents, organizations and businesses in your community- and when you plan your own, it’s tailored to your area and customized for the students you are intending to reach.
This week, Matt Richtel's article "In Classroom of Future, Stagnant Scores" on The New York Times received a great deal of hype following Tom Vander Ark's rebuttal "Richtel's Rearview Mirror Misses the Mark" on the Huffington Post and Getting Smart.
Online learning. It's a popular buzzword in both higher education and K-12 institutions. Each year, more formal and informal learning opportunities germinate online. Globally, many public institutions believe that "online education is critical to their long term strategy" and the number of online learners is steadily increasing (Allen & Seaman, 2008, p.3).
Parents in the State of North Carolina want a new, online public charter school, North Carolina Virtual Academy (NCVA), that would expand school choice options and individualized instruction for students. The school received preliminary approval to operate under the Cabarrus County Board of Education. Yet, the North Carolina School Boards Association (NCSBA), State Board of Education (SBE) and 60 school districts are trying to block it. What went wrong?
By: Janine Ingram. It's time for girls in STEM to get a Title IV revolution. Here's 9 reasons why.
GenDIY is all about finding what makes you happy and pursuing that happiness through work and relationships and in ways that are unique to who you are. In the blog that was originally published on Medium, Thomas Oppong shares a brief guide for finding your calling.
As schools shift to personalized, competency-based deeper learning, how will the roles of leaders change? What sorts of skills, habits and mindsets will support these significant changes in education? What roles do leaders play to create and support deeper learning environments? The answers.
A seven-week intervention studied 43 students in total, ages 12 to 21, with diverse ethnicities and exceptionalities. The result: appropriate literature for the autism spectrum leads to improvements.
Dr. Mark Shermis One of our goals here is to begin to create the data abundance mindset in U.S. K-12–prepping for policies and practices informed by big data surrounding anywhere anytime learning. To that end, we like to highlight interesting projects and proposals–and we have a good one…
On Thursday, the Columbus Education Commission will consider five ways in which technology can boost urban learning opportunities.