Recently we chronicled 35 High Schools Worth Visiting. That led to a request for a similar compilation of inspiring elementar...
As we sit down with family and friends to celebrate all the blessings and gifts we are so fortunate to have in our lives, we ...
One of my other favorite uses of Symbaloo is to curate class projects in the same place for viewing by students and parents. ...
#EduWin is really about telling stories. Positive education stories. It’s about recognizing those individuals who, in their...
While not an exhaustive list, there are four types of prizes that could prove to be useful in education. An example is provided in each category.
20 days ago by Tom Vander Ark
Words like “flipped,” “blended,” “asynchronous,” “differentiated,” and “MOOC” are not words to describe how you feel after inhaling a chili hotdog just before riding a roller coaster called the “Vomit Van.” Instead, these words are part of your ever-increasing #edtech vocabulary.
23 days ago by John Hardison
“I decided to take on leadership of Code Together because of the many and growing opportunities for collaborative technologies on the web,” she says. “I’m excited to see where we will take Code Together as Treaty (an embeddable document editor) and Squad continue to grow.”
24 days ago by EdCetera Staff
I encourage you to take the time to put a team together or even a cross-district or cross-state team to go visit Nolan Elementary, Phoenix Multicultural, Brenda Scott Academy for Theatre Arts, and Southeastern Technical High School sooner than later. Michigan and Detroit have a lot of volatile political dynamics (i.e t...
26 days ago by Chris Sturgis
Owing to underinvestment and weak demand articulation, learning management systems (LMS) are at least five years behind the growing demand for engaging, learner-centered, competency-based experiences that result in employment (and other favorable outcomes).
26 days ago by Tom Vander Ark
Florida Virtual School® (FLVS®) is a fully accredited public school district with an established history of successfully educating students. An award-winning, international leader in online learning, FLVS offers access to more than 120 core, AP®, and elective courses to students all over the world.
The Getting Smart team enjoyed every minute of the iNACOL Blended and Online Learning Symposium this week, the biggest and best blended learning conference on the calendar. Read more for other big stories this week!
26 days ago by Getting Smart Staff
The Clayton Christensen Institute recently published a paper that goes much further, describing the unique characteristics of the education system as a market and introducing us to the theory of hybrid innovation. Michael Horn explains that a key characteristic in the education market that changes how disruptive innov...
27 days ago by Marie Bjerede