Online-only articles featured in the winter issue of Digital Directions include:
• Scholars Diverge in Assessing the Intellect of 'Digital Kids'
Has digital overload made today’s generation of students stupid or smart? Two experts debate this question in their respective new books.
• Institute to Study Connections Between Computer Gaming, STEM Learning
Microsoft Research and a consortium of universities and education organizations have launched a research institute to investigate the connections between gaming and learning.
• Math Study Evaluates Digital Aids
University of Louisville researchers are exploring how print textbooks can be converted to digital versions to help students with “print disabilities,” a term for various learning, visual, and physical issues that interfere with reading.
• Scholars Discuss 'Disruptive Innovation' in K-12 Education
Experts say shifts in other industries foreshadow similar changes that are likely to happen in education.
• Commentary: Digital Education: Mapping Innovation
The uneven quality of first-generation digital learning sometimes leaves an impression more of hokum than of transformation. But the second generation will not," says Andy Hoffman.
Vol. 02, Issue 03, Page 4Published in Print: January 15, 2009, as Online Extras
Get more stories and free e-newsletters!
- Director in Training
- Learning Care Group, Raleigh, North Carolina
- Program Associate
- Facing History and Ourselves, Brookline, Massachusetts
- High School Geometry Teacher
- Confidential, Paramus, New Jersey
- ESE Teacher
- Duval County Public Schools, Jacksonville, Florida
- Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellowship
- Department Of Energy, Washington D.C.