MIND-225x225
0
SHARES

Learning

Gaming That Leverages Engagement, Mindset and Design

How can gaming for a few hours over the course of two months have such a dramatic impact? The researchers suggest 3 mechanisms that research has shown can have a significant effect.

an hour ago by

ipad-225x225
0
SHARES

Learning

Students Deserve a Culture of Rigor AND Intrinsic Motivation

The shrill divide in the education conversation that pits high test scores against self-direction has created an either-or atmosphere. But students deserve a both-and approach. Students deserve a culture of rigor and intrinsic motivation. Students deserve the opportunity to excel without artificial obstacles.

2 days ago by

digital-promise-225x225
0
SHARES

Learning

What’s More Important, High Test Scores or Self-Direction?

The education technology discussion is fraught with false dichotomies. One that I find particularly troubling is the false choice between improving test scores and preparing for life and work in the 21st century.

13 days ago by

Classroom of diverse students taking objective testing in school
0
SHARES

Learning

Why I’m Opting IN To Testing My Kids

State testing is how we know if students are being educated to the same levels as those in other demographic and socio-economic groups. Marie believes that we must never again allow the poverty-based disparities in education to be unmeasured and ignored.

4 months ago by

PesonalizedLearningMeaninMyFamily-225x225
0
SHARES

Blog Series

What Personalized Learning Means in My Family

By: Marie Bjerede. What a school looks like that prepares students for meaningful, authentic work and meaningful relationships, what we still need to provide our kids for real personalized learning, and how our family promotes this kind of education at home.

6 months ago by

k12-225x225

advocacy partner

K12 Inc.

K12 Inc. is leading the transformation to individualized learning as the nation's foremost provider of technology-powered online solutions for students in pre-kindergarten through high school.

Parents helping kids - Post
0
SHARES

EdTech

Please Share my Children’s Data

As a parent, I demand the right to have my children’s data used by schools, researchers, content providers, and other 3rd parties. My kids deserve no less than for their learning institutions to use every tool possible to improve their education and enhance their learning.

one year ago by

Cloud-Computing-Mobility - Post
0
SHARES

EdTech

Infographic, Mobile Learning: Avoiding Common Pitfalls

An updated “Administrator’s Guide for Mobile Learning,” which provides guidance, a graphic on how to avoid the most common pitfalls, and first-hand insights from school district technology leaders.

one year ago by