MIT education researcher Meredith Thompson shares three vignettes of three different approaches to virtual reality in K–12: a social studies class in a suburban school district, a district-wide perspective from an urban school district and a class designed entirely around understanding and implementing VR for other classrooms.
- By Meredith Thompson
Seasoned educator Jeff Mao shares insights for teachers trying to adapt to a 1-to-1 environment and come to terms with the impact that has on teaching practices.
- By Jeff Mao
Is the internet destined to become just another wedge pushing the achievement gap wider?
The American architect Louis Sullivan coined the phrase "form follows function," and this is true of classrooms as well.
A record number of educators weighed in on their favorite technologies in our third-annual Readers' Choice Awards. And they were clear about who their favorites were.
Districts three to five years into their 1-to-1 programs share best practices and lessons they've learned the hard way.
Getting parents involved is key to students' success. Here's how to connect with families from all backgrounds.
- By Stephen Noonoo
Los Angeles math teacher and tutor Huzefa Kapadia has created eight catchy music videos that explain fundamental and sometimes complicated math concepts, such as permutations and combinations, slope intercepts and the quadratic formula.
Sixty-five percent of educators expressed confidence in using digital technology in their classrooms, a 7 percent increase over last year, according to a recent survey by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.
For these two teachers, PBL is the key to differentiating lessons for students of all ability levels.
- By Jamie Kumiega, Brandi Zivilik