Three in 10 Americans are offline, citing both cost and digital skill barriers—but thanks to Everyone On, a new nonprofit initiative, more than 100 million offline Americans will have cheap broadband access and training in digital literacy...
"Although the prospects of learning how to use the plethora of digital resources at our fingertips can be overwhelming, we can no longer make excuses for our lack of knowledge."
Patrick Larkin, former principal of Burlington (MA) High School, is the assistant superintendent for learning at Burlington Public Schools and a 2012 NASSP Digital Principal. Follow @patrickmlarkin on Twitter
The concept of a flipped classroom is becoming quite the buzz word in schools this year, and after talking to several teachers, we can see why. Teachers are finding that sending students home with a videotaped (or audiotaped) at-home "lecture" that explains a difficult concept reserves valuable class time for guided practice. And while the idea of flipping your classroom sounds complicated, it can be really simple with the help of a flipped classroom app.
A "learning playlist" is a collection of sites organized by a user (teacher) to teach others any given: subject, topic, unit, etc. Best of all these playlists are very easy to create, can be embedded into a site, and be shared w/ others.