The Institute for Science and Math Education at the University of Washington recently offered a crash course on the Next Gene...
DragonBox develops a user’s fundamental skills in algebra before teaching its context and application.
For John Danner, learning can be thought about in three parts: the need to know things, how to solve problems, and how to be ...
MOUSE celebrated their 15th Anniversary on May 20th with a student led exhibit demonstrating the latest technologies and by h...
For John Danner, learning can be thought about in three parts: the need to know things, how to solve problems, and how to be a successful person.
yesterday by John Danner
Following up on the release of a candid academic report in February, Tom Vander Ark visited K12 Executives last week and shares a recap of their conversation.
5 days ago by Tom Vander Ark
The most important next step in the shift to personal digital learning is the need for comparable growth measures for individual students. With the explosion of adaptive assessment and instruction and the widespread use of digital curriculum with embedded assessments, there is a growing need to be able to compare measu...
6 days ago by Tom Vander Ark
Hadi Partovi launches Code.org because he'd like to see all high schools offer computer science classes to prepare them for the growing cluster of job skills necessary today.
10 days ago by Tom Vander Ark
Online learning can expand student (and staff) options, grow enrollment, and power blended learning. It shares many critical success factors with traditional education, but different enough that you need to do your homework and develop a good plan. Following is a 10 point district/network guide to online learning.
20 days ago by Tom Vander Ark
Florida Virtual School® (FLVS®) is a fully accredited public school district with a 15-year 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.
Tom Friedman summed up what we saw as a major theme of the conference by saying “With edtech, don't lose focus on what matters most - great teachers.” This theme seemed to be echoed in the sessions our team attended and hallway conversations.
22 days ago by Caroline Vander Ark Davis