Countries around the world are embracing innovative approaches to technology. Here are some best practices that U.S. educators can adopt from Singapore, Mexico and Japan.
- By Bridget McCrea
For K-12 ed tech leaders, budgets are chronically tight. One way to make the most of your available funds is to let the strength in numbers work for you by joining a buying network.
- By Bridget McCrea
Locust Grove Middle School in Henry County, GA implemented a lab rotation model of blended learning for half of its school population last year with impressive results, and this year the entire school has made the switch.
For his first year as principal of a fourth- and fifth-grade campus, Todd Nesloney hired a completely new staff and adopted an entirely project-based learning approach.
Common Sense Media’s service Graphite, which offers independent ratings and reviews of learning apps and websites, has compiled this list of apps that can help middle and high school students study for subjects that are aligned with the Common Core.
- By Graphite by Common Sense Media
To support the new standards' emphasis on student collaboration, keyboarding and online research, Pascagoula School District (MS) implemented GAFE. A tech integration specialist shares how the move has eased the district's transition to the Common Core State Standards.
These tablet tools will help technology directors and coordinators make the most out of their mobile devices.
- By Stephen Noonoo
At Hubbard Woods Elementary, Todd Burleson uses his dual role as head librarian and technology guru to empower students to tell their own stories.
The winner of this year's Sylvia Charp Award for District Innovation is Richland Two, which has found the right formula for a tech transformation.
A class in Swanson, VA, used Autodesk 360 Fusion software and a MakerBot 3D printer to design, model, print and test devices that will help a disabled member of their community better communicate.