Apple’s new tablet computer has earned raves for its design, portability, and dynamic apps, but is it any better than the netbooks and laptops now fueling school computing programs? Depends who you ask.
Printed books are losing out to digital resources, bringing profound change to school libraries while provoking a fierce debate over the very act of reading.
To dodge threats to students from social media, districts are choosing an unfortunate solution: blocking technology that has substantial educational value. New filtering tools offer a better option.
Policy & Advocacy
As policymakers move to broaden the availability of digital content in education, barriers of funding, bandwidth, training, and bureaucracy are making it a slow go.
Dedication to tech-based learning at the state level is credited with turning around student performance at two school districts.
An online storytelling curriculum empowers students to create ‘vision videos’ that reveal their dreams for the future.
The results made me wonder where colleges of education have been for the past 20 years.