THE Journal Magazine Cover, January 2013

THE Journal Magazine: January 2013

Cover Story — The Math of Khan

The Khan Academy videos made a stir when they arrived on the educational stage. But are they a paradigm shift or an old model in new clothes?

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  • Our Space: The Myth of Khan
  • You Told Us: Banning cell phones in class
  • Here & Now: Online language learning
  • Profile: Lynell Burmark: author, speaker, and former classroom teacher
  • Product Roundup
  • About Us/Index
Collaborative Spaces
Architect and educator Peter Lippman explores how best to design spaces in which students can work together.
Social Studies
We look at how a number of districts are engaging students using social media tools including blogs, message boards, and Twitter.
Sifting the Data
Students who search for broad terms on the Internet can be deluged by useless or offensive information. The Learning Resource Metadata Initiative looks to provide parameters that educators can use to make search more relevant to learning.
Policy & Advocacy
Geoff Fletcher of SETDA looks at Smarter Balanced's newly released technology standards for assessment, and offers his own group's standards for instruction.

January 2013 | vol. 40 no. 1

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