"Learning Lunch Lab" improving grades at Annie CampKAITJONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - A program at Annie Camp Junior High is really keeping their students in check with their grades, as students with two or more F's have to spend their lunch period studying.
MLive.comDo students behave better in a digital learning environment?MLive.comPeople running “blended learning” schools seemed to think there is a link between students engaged in learning and a more disciplined school environment.
Over the summer, the team built Class2Go using code from Stanford’s existing course-hosting platform, called Courseware, and a similar platform from the nonprofit Khan Academy, along with software for integrated online classroom forums hosted by Piazza. Other colleges may add to the platform or adapt it for their own purposes, said Sef Kloninger, engineering manager for Class2Go.
WASHINGTON (Sept. 14, 2012) - For the first time in its history, the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) has used computers to assess students' writing, with national samples of 8th- and 12th-grade students.
A while back I wrote about Class Connect. Founded by a pretty awesome guy, Eric (you remember, the kid who slept at AOL while coding in the middle of the night?), the goal was to provide a platform for teachers to share ...
Teaching with technologyAustin NewsIt's a "BYOT", or bring your own technology, policy. And the goal is college-readiness. Where mobile devices were once forbidden, they are now not only encouraged, but essential.
My classroom is 'ungraded.' Want to know one of the biggest mis-perceptions out there? That grades equal learning. I didn't realize it until someone blatantly insinuated that my students were just “doing stuff” and not really ...
Moore Magnet students learn on the trailClarksville Leaf ChronicleMoore Learning on the Trail: Moore Magnet Elementary second grade students investigate the habitats on a trail at Dunbar Cave State Natural Area as part of a science standard.
The one big omission in Apple's reimagined Podcasts app is the ability to organize and create playlists for your podcasts. If this feature is still important to you, you may want to consider one of these third-party alternatives.
This piece, created at the Digital Media and Composition Institute in June 2012, is a multimodal attempt to capture and compare both the physical and conceptual movement involved in dance and writing. The project is my first step towards further exploring the non-linear nature of composition as expressed in the movement of the body and of the mind. Please download a descriptive transcript, if you'd like.
What Can Educators Learn From Hackers? We Learn Better When Learning ...Huffington PostAnd the emphasis on peer-to-peer learning is not all talk; on one wall, you'll find a skill share white board crammed with items that people wish to learn (from...