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.
Ask students what they think about classroom tech tools like iPads to improve their use next year.
Many schools and educators are using the iPad to make teaching more efficient and deliver content in a streamlined, interactive format. But one of the most interesting uses of the iPad is to transport students outside the classroom.
Giving children ample opportunities to develop sound investigative skills at an early age is essential to nurturing their ability to think critically and scientifically as they get older.
Bringing technology into the classroom comes with a unique set of challenges, some of which could make classroom management more difficult if teachers don’t think out strategies beforehand. It’s hard for teachers to keep students focused on their work when they’ve got the internet at their fingertips. Early adopters of one-to-one device programs discovered with […]
In the best learning environments, sharing work doesn’t just mean posting on the Internet, it means building connections with a wider community, so that sharing becomes part of a set of relationships and patterns of exchange. Here are some ideas on how to get started.