Alex Chisholm, Executive Director of the Learning Games Network describes the journey to the HP Catalyst Academy as grant rec...
Common Core State Standards are thoughtful expressions of college- and career-ready expectations in reading, writing and math...
Benjamin Riley explains exciting times for education entrepreneurship, technology and the policy ecosystem that surrounds the...
Today AEI released a report, NCLB sanctions: Tests taken, lessons learned. The authors found that “School accountability ...
Last week, on the day before Thanksgiving vacation, several of my fifth-graders voluntarily stayed after school with me to work on a project for which they would receive no grade: producing calendars based on poems and illustrations they had created for a class project.
5 months ago by Susan Lucille Davis
Matthew Petersen is an extremely smart person who as a child struggled with dyslexia and the way he was taught in the traditional school system—a system that focuses on words and numbers.
7 months ago by Jonathan Wai
In Why Don’t We Value Spatial Intelligence? I stressed that as a society we have neglected spatially talented students who are not as good with words and numbers but who are quite talented at manipulating figures and shapes in their minds. In this article, I offer a few reasons as to why schools tend to neglect spati...
8 months ago by Jonathan Wai
Conceptboard, a German-based technology company, hit the market in early 2011 and has caught the attention of high school educators and students in the U.S. Taking a few cues from the popular social media platform Pinterst, Conceptboard has harnessed the creation of visual boards for learning and productivity.
9 months ago by Getting Smart Staff
About two weeks ago Mindjet, Inc. a leader in the field of mind mapping and knowledge mapping released Mindjet Connect a free online mind mapping tool. Now anyone with a browser and a connection to the web can take advantage of the power of mind mapping for free, using this unique service.
one year ago by Guest Author
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.
MIND Research Institute, a non-profit neuroscience and education researcher, announced this week that eight Houston-area schools using MIND's visual math game ST Math® achieved substantial increases in math proficiency this last year.
one year ago by Getting Smart Staff