Alan November explains how he would use the first five days of school to lay the groundwork for a year of learning that goes far beyond the test.
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
The Gates Foundation released a report today surveying teachers and students on the kinds of digital tools they’d like to see available in classrooms.
GameDesk By Andrew Miller GameDesk, an organization that’s developing a variety of game-based learning initiatives, is venturing into new terrain with the opening of a new school and the development of new digital tools, with millions of dollars in funding from both the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and AT&T. The PlayMaker School, funded by […]
By Betsy Corcoran, EdSurge Teachers who want to use technology in the classroom to its best potential typically face a problem dealing with computers that’s weirdly reminiscent of dealing with a roomful of bright but disruptive students: It can be too much of a good thing. With sophisticated high-tech tools comes a deluge of data, […]
Today, the Next Generation Learning Challenges (NGLC), an education technology grant program funded by the Gates Foundation, announced the 19 winners of its latest wave of project funding aimed at the K-12 level. Last fall, the Gates Foundation announced its NGLC initiative, a multi-year project to help support programs that boost college preparedness and college […]
The creatives at Good have come up with an interesting challenge. Hoping to make a strong case for going to college, they’re asking for submissions from the public for “stories success and frustration as a nontraditional student trying to obtain your post-secondary degree.” Submissions can come in the form of videos, emails, photos, or any […]