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Algebra, Meet the iPad: Part II

Algebra, Meet the iPad: Part II

| January 20, 2011 | 3 Comments

The iPad’s impact on the role of the teacher, paid content versus free online and open-source content, and the learning process. Will eighth-graders who use the iPad to learn algebra do better than their textbook-using counterparts? That’s what publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt’s Fuse pilot program will determine at the end of the school year. In […]

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School of One Revolutionizes Traditional Classroom Model

School of One Revolutionizes Traditional Classroom Model

| December 30, 2010 | 0 Comments

“There are things we hold near and dear about what school is, but we’re asking people to reimainge it,” said Christopher Rush, co-founder of a revolutionary new learning system called School of One. So imagine this: A student arrives in school in the morning and answers five questions that will be calculated in a customized […]

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School of One Revolutionizes Traditional Classroom Model

School of One Revolutionizes Traditional Classroom Model

| December 8, 2010 | 5 Comments

“There are things we hold near and dear about what school is, but we’re asking people to reimainge it,” said Christopher Rush, co-founder of a revolutionary new learning system called School of One. So imagine this: A student arrives in school in the morning and answers five questions that will be calculated in a customized […]

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Learning Better, One Kid at a Time

Learning Better, One Kid at a Time

| October 18, 2010 | 0 Comments

What if each student had her own teacher at school? Would she benefit from individual attention, progressing at her own pace, learning the way that best suited her? Clearly, it’s economically and physically impossible to provide each student a separate teacher, but technology can be a powerful tool in helping that process along. In today’s […]

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