Rich Kiker, the director of online learning at Palisades School District (PA), talks about how he helped build an online learning environment that offers expanded choice for students and plenty of professional development and support for teachers.
With more and more students using mobile devices for learning, districts are finding creative ways to provide enough bandwidth for everyone to do their work outside of school.
Here's how one program is engaging Web 2.0 skills to bridge cultures and classrooms — one project at a time.
- By Stephen Noonoo
As we approach the end of the school year, new tech tools are a great way to keep educators and students interested. And what’s more engaging than animation?
- By Ellen Zimmerman
Common Sense Media’s service Graphite, which offers independent ratings and reviews on learning apps and websites, has compiled this list of its top apps and websites that help teach algebra.
- By Graphite by Common Sense Media
Visual and sonic aids can help students with language disorders improve their reading, writing and speaking.
- By Katharina I. Boser, Sarah Wayland
Jennifer Anderson, iPad U teacher at Heritage E-STEM Magnet School, helps her students become content producers whose learning reaches beyond the classroom.
Four K-12 technology leaders explain how they're changing the way they work with educators to meet the new demands of 21st century schools. They also offer up some of their trade secrets for building consensus, overcoming poor morale and generally keeping the peace between IT and academic staff.
The CEO of Insight Education shares the lessons he has learned working with districts to implement Common Core State Standards and new teacher evaluation systems at the same time.
A new generation of devices turns any surface into a canvas for collaboration.
- By Dian Schaffhauser