The recent, promising events around working conditions in Apple's factories are hopefully leading toward a new definition of "shareholder value."
- By Therese Mageau
A new federally authorized test of students' technology literacy has little in sync with the tech curriculum schools are teaching.
- By Geoffrey H. Fletcher
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
Mobile apps and Web 2.0 tools can facilitate implementation of activities requiring students to use skills at the top three levels of Bloom’s Revised Taxonomy--analyzing, evaluating, and creating. Here are five examples of activities that target these levels of the taxonomy and can be used with students across grade levels in a variety of content areas.
- By Susan Brooks-Young
Research has shown that both schools and parents believe social networking could play a positive role in students' lives, and both are interested in social networking as a tool. So why has social networking not been leveraged more in schools to enhance the education of youth?
- By Patricia Deubel
Pritchardville Elementary has built parent engagement on three pillars: consistency, frequency and accessibility.
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.
A Silicon Valley library’s quest to ignite innovation.
- By Parker Thomas, Cindy Chadwick
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