Guest Author (812)

Learning

Building a Common School Vision For Your Makerspace

An exercise from Tufts University that you can use to create common language and identify common values throughout your school as you begin the final outfitting of your makerspace.

yesterday by

0
SHARES

Learning

Your Child, Your Choice: Finding the Right School for Your Child

By: Gary Gruber. A major challenge for parents is how to make an informed choice that includes the age and stage of your child and his or her specific needs and interests when it comes to school selection.

2 days ago by

0
SHARES

Leadership

Why Letting Youth “Run the Store” is Important for their Development & Life Success

By: John Weiss. Giving young people voice, choice and decision-making opportunities is critical to support their healthy development and life success. They need to make decisions, act on their intentions and work collaboratively in school, in after-school programs and in family structures.

3 days ago by

0
SHARES

Learning

Creating a Qualified Workforce for Georgia’s Film Industry

By: Jennifer Klein. As the booming Georgia film industry (know as "Y'allywood") continues to grow more quickly than it can find qualified workers, Fulton County Schools in metro Atlanta knew it was time to implement training programs to meet those needs.

3 days ago by

0
SHARES

Learning

Is Text-to-Speech Technology Beneficial for Struggling Readers?

By: Amy Foxwell. Without the enabling tool of assistive technology many students will be denied access to content that allows them to learn at the same rate as the other students.

3 days ago by

0
SHARES
MINDlogo_250x250

advocacy partner

MIND Research Institute

The nonprofit MIND Research Institute is dedicated to solving math education in America. Its uniquely visually-based ST Math instructional software program is helping children across the country dramatically improve their math proficiency and become life-long learners for today’s innovation-driven workplace.

EdTech

Your Students can be “Makers”: 16 Projects Invented by Teachers

By: Lindsey Own. New York City, The Big Apple, a global hub for innovation and invention from the Otis elevator through the MakerBot 3D printer. The perfect location for teachers to flex their own innovation and invention muscles at Design, Do, Discover 2015.

5 days ago by

0
SHARES

EdTech

Rethinking Assessment to Meet the Demands of the 21st Century Workforce

With innovative teaching models and new assessment capabilities brought about by technology, students and teachers will have greater access to information about levels of understanding, remediation can decrease, and personalized learning at scale will become reality.

5 days ago by

0
SHARES