SXSWedu is the first of the spring EdTech trifecta. A half a dozen of the Getting Smart team braved the cold for the queso an...
By: Lisa Valerio. The app is voice narrated, allowing children as young as two and pre-readers to benefit from the app. Camp ...
If you’d like to join these efforts and contribute to the improved discovery, acquisition, and implementation of learning t...
A lot of students like to learn with technology because they’ve grown up surrounded by technology their whole lives, and th...
What would most help all students (in -- fill in your district) to be successful? How many times have you heard this question? My response is -- how do you measure success? What is success? And, how do we know we have achieved it?
11 days ago by Courtney Hanes
With all the current talk about Common Core Standards, I can’t help but wonder why there is not a larger focus on civics education, on creating thoughtful and informed citizens who care enough to get involved, and are liberated to make a difference. This is what educators can learn from Pete Seeger.
one month ago by Courtney Hanes
We will walk participants through the websites to highlight how we use them in our integrated History/Language Arts model, focusing specifically on the Zoot Suit Riots and Scopes Monkey Trial. As an English teacher, it is my responsibility to support literacy across the disciplines. If History is an account of the past...
3 months ago by Courtney Hanes
Regardless of what you call it, good teaching is good teaching. The Common Core Standards are not new when you look at them carefully. They are refreshing. There, I’ve said it.
4 months ago by Courtney Hanes
RUSD has created small pilot groups consisting of teachers and Instructional Services Specialists that will assist in supporting and training teachers to integrate technology into the classroom, and contribute to the RUSD “Build Your Own School” initiative.
6 months ago by Courtney Hanes
Six Red Marbles creates interactive learning programs and online courses for schools, publishers, universities, and education services companies. Our Natural Learning(tm) approach unleashes the potential in all learners, accelerating their achievement and making the world just a little bit better.
Courtney Hanes explains the idea of shifting from professional development to professional growth.
9 months ago by Courtney Hanes
I have come to realize when it comes to curriculum, nothing is more important than the child, and the willingness to remain flexible with the planning process. This creative process is art, and contributes to what Seth Godin refers to as becoming indispensable in his twelfth book, Linchpin.
11 months ago by Courtney Hanes