The most important next step in the shift to personal digital learning is the need for comparable growth measures for individ...
A survey of chief executives indicates that 92% say education is very or the most important national competitiveness issue. ...
When you’re the parent of a 5 year old, you hear lots of jokes. Maybe you’ve heard this one - “If April Showers bring M...
The Getting Smart team led a school design workshop for The Executive Leadership Academy, hosted by The Public Education Foun...
In a day and age when the American education system is under fire, teachers need to think outside of the box in order to engage their students in learning.
2 days ago by Guest Author
NYU School of Continuing and Professional Studies created a mobile course-prep app as a marketing tool. Here’s how your school can do the same.
6 days ago by EdCetera Staff
The infographic highlights findings from the mobile learning report, Living & Learning with Mobile Devices, released today from Grunwald & Associates and the Learning First Alliance.
16 days ago by Caroline Vander Ark Davis
I’m not exactly a newcomer to BYOD (bring your own device) teaching. And I’m no stranger to sneaking it in under the radar either. At the moment, I’m testing various devices with my fifth and sixth-graders, with the blessing of my students’ parents, my technology support team, and my administration. I’ve lear...
one month ago by Susan Lucille Davis
Parents can also sign up for a free account and become a virtual teacher for their kids, too. If they have “extra” work for them to do, Edmodo is the perfect place to manage it. Push out extra school work, study times or household chores right from Edmodo.
6 months ago by Adam Renfro
The nonprofit MIND Research Institute is dedicated to solving math education in America through its cutting-edge approach to teaching and learning math. Its uniquely visually-based ST Math instructional software program is helping children across the country dramatically improve their math proficiency and become life-l...
It’s happening all around us. This digital revolution isn’t taking any time off. I’m getting the chance to witness a Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) initiative firsthand, and the results have been as expected . . . GREAT! Getting to this point, though, has left us with a lot of bumps, scrapes and bruises.
8 months ago by Adam Renfro
A New Zealand teaching university helps build strong curriculum and learning strategies that incorporate the devices kids use in their day to day interactions. Noeline Wright from the University of Waikato in Auckland visits us and gives us a scoop.
2 years ago by Getting Smart Staff