Within the richness and diversity of the ed reform sector, the practice of charter school authorizing isn’t the trendiest. ...
Dr. Kristy Goodwin of Macquarie University studied what she calls Digital Games Based Learning (DGBL) including the deploymen...
I need to admit something. I am dead. Dead-tired. Exhausted. Fatigued. Drained. Emotionally and physically spent. And no, I d...
Alex Chisholm, Executive Director of the Learning Games Network describes the journey to the HP Catalyst Academy as grant rec...
Rockstar educator Jerry Blumengarten (@cybraryman1) set the tone for the chat with this great thought, “A curator is a constant learner who should model that trait for their students.”
2 days ago by Caroline Vander Ark Davis
Our team started off the week right with another great #EdTechChat (Mondays 8pmET) last night. The spirited group of education leaders discussed how technology is shifting professional development for teachers.
9 days ago by Caroline Vander Ark Davis
Joining the MOOC movement, Udemy a popular online learning platform and TechCrunch a leading media property have combined forces to form CrunchU. The site will offer 30 courses from thought leaders like Eric Ries, Dave McClure and Jack Welch.
15 days ago by Caroline Vander Ark Davis
The Getting Smart team was excited to participate in another great night of #EdTechChat (Mondays 5pmPT/8pmET). The chat was lively as always and filled with great comments and discussions.
16 days ago by Caroline Vander Ark Davis
Tom Friedman summed up what we saw as a major theme of the conference by saying “With edtech, don't lose focus on what matters most - great teachers.” This theme seemed to be echoed in the sessions our team attended and hallway conversations.
20 days ago by Caroline Vander Ark Davis
The nonprofit MIND Research Institute is dedicated to solving math education in America through its cutting-edge approach to teaching and learning math. Its uniquely visually-based ST Math instructional software program is helping children across the country dramatically improve their math proficiency and become life-l...
The infographic highlights findings from the mobile learning report, Living & Learning with Mobile Devices, released today from Grunwald & Associates and the Learning First Alliance.
21 days ago by Caroline Vander Ark Davis
Technology is transforming education and nine in ten students agree it's changing the way they learn. According to a Harris Interactive study completed on behalf of Pearson, students understand mobile devices will change their education experience, make learning more fun and want to see more of devices used in their cl...
22 days ago by Caroline Vander Ark Davis