Inaction by Congress and the impending sequestration could have a devastating impact on educational technology funding.
The recent, promising events around working conditions in Apple's factories are hopefully leading toward a new definition of "shareholder value."
- By Therese Mageau
T.H.E. Journal is not a how-to guide, but it can guide you through some of the issues and challenges you face in creating technology-rich 21st century schools. Also, it occasionally can take advantage of some of those ideas and technologies--and not just by simply telling you about them either.
It seems appropriate that in our first column for T.H.E. Journal's K-12 Mobile Classroom Newsletter we should lay out the path to the Holy Grail of K-12: increased (if not dramatically increased) student achievement. While we might be wearing rose colored contact lenses, here's the trajectory that we see actually happening over the next few years that will get K-12 to the Holy Grail:
- By Elliot Soloway, Cathie Norris
A new federally authorized test of students' technology literacy has little in sync with the tech curriculum schools are teaching.
- By Geoffrey H. Fletcher
Pritchardville Elementary has built parent engagement on three pillars: consistency, frequency and accessibility.
A Silicon Valley library’s quest to ignite innovation.
- By Parker Thomas, Cindy Chadwick
A 50-year veteran of psychometrics — the science of measuring mental abilities and processes — offers a brief history and insights into the future of testing.
Students today need to understand not only how to code online, but also how computer science and coding connect to the tangible objects in the world around them.
- By Jenny Nash, Leanna Prater
What interoperability means for learning environments.
- By Keith R. Krueger, Paula Maylahn