In K-12, the New New Thing is the Old Old Thing: Curriculum
There is always a new new thing in technology. In contrast, in K-12, at the heart of the classroom is — and will be for the foreseeable future — the old old thing: curriculum. But, where is that curriculum, the fuel for the 1-to-1 classroom, going to come from? From the new new thing, of course – as we argue in this week’s blog post.
Study Finds Digital Exam Features Impact Scores for Younger Students
A study of 33,000 elementary and middle school students, conducted by the American Association for the Advancement of Science, found that these students tend to perform better on paper-and-pencil tests compared to digital tests — especially for non-native English speaking students.
TV Kickstarter Campaign Promotes Female Game Developer
A Kickstarter campaign is two weeks and $17,000 away from its goal to create a short pilot and app featuring a female developer and address the dearth of role models in the field.