Supporting ELLs, and ultimately all students, involves multiple strategies, professional learning and environmental support. It also means providing next-gen and technological tools that can support language acquisition.
5 hours ago by Tom Vander Ark
Twenty years ago, Oakland students in the impoverished neighborhoods of West Oakland attended schools in deplorable conditions. A recent school tour revealed a much different scene thanks to the efforts of several edleaders.
2 days ago by Tom Vander Ark
The life contrasts observed on a recent school tour in Silicon Valley inspired this five minute commencement speech around the good news, bad news and recommendations for the next generation as they join an increasingly project-based world.
4 days ago by Tom Vander Ark
There are several challenges faced when trying to execute project-based learning well. Here are 10 next-gen schools blending the best of personalized learning and project-based learning to address these challenges.
8 days ago by Tom Vander Ark
As the world’s leading learning company, we’re focused on helping people of all ages make progress in their lives through learning. We provide online and blended learning and the technology to deliver them, and strive to create offerings that make learning more personal, affordable, and effective.
Washington, D.C., is an interesting place for education, as we recently witnessed while touring schools there with a group from Kansas City to learn more about what the district has done to blended and personalized learning.
15 days ago by Tom Vander Ark