Carpe Diem, a tuition-free Arizona public school system, is truly “seizing the day” and changing the ecology of education. Carpe Diem schools are leveraging technology to make education more relevant, more efficient, and more effective.
Founded in 1943, ASCD (formerly the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development) is an educational leadership organization dedicated to advancing best practices and policies for the success of each learner.
As part of Connected Educator Month (CEM), social media-savvy teachers and education professionals are using Twitter, blogs, and publications to get information out as quickly and easily as possible, and are using lists in many ways.
Nevertheless, a key question remains: does today's tech-driven classroom, with its computer-wielding students fashioning Facebook pages, creating PowerPoint presentations, and undertaking one-to-one tests and lessons -- as teachers roam as coaches...