Student Well-Being Technology Counts: K-12 Seeks a Custom Fit: Schools Test Individualized Digital Learning
Schools are using digital tools in more innovative ways to personalize learning based on students' strengths and weaknesses, and trying to find a balance between using these new approaches and maintaining academic rigor. Our guests discussed the approaches they are using and how they are working to find that perfect balance between innovation and accountability.
Curriculum Teaching Digital Writing: More Than Blogs and Wikis
Elyse Eidman-Aadahl, a director of programs with the National Writing Project, and Bud Hunt, an instructional technologist and former language arts teacher, joined us to discuss how new digital tools and platforms are changing writing instruction, and what this means for professional development.
Classroom Technology Pa. Districts Pay for Growing Use of Cyber Schools
Paying for students to attend public cyber charter schools is becoming increasingly expensive for local school systems.
Curriculum Are Digital Textbooks Starting to Click?
Although advocates of digital textbooks have been touting their advantages for years, it wasn’t until California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger announced a free, digital textbook initiative that the movement began to gain real traction in mainstream schools.
Student Well-Being Why Student Views Matter When Crafting Tech Policy
When it comes to crafting educational technology policy in schools, policymakers are frequently criticized for failing to keep up with advances and then setting rules that are seen, especially by students, as too restrictive.
IT Infrastructure & Management Social Networking and Teacher Professional Development
A lively discussion of teacher social networking and its role in teacher learning and career satisfaction, and for suggestions on getting the most out of online collaboration.