Here are three important things to keep in mind as you envision and evaluate new ways to introduce your students to coding, computational thinking, and computer science.
If student agency is the ultimate goal for 2018, then leaders, educators, and the broader community need to challenge existing institutional norms and create the conditions for agency to thrive.
To better understand educational research, start by asking "who?" Who wrote the study; who published it; and who did the authors intend as their audience?
When planning activities for Computer Science Ed Week, focus on fostering students computational thinking and problem-solving skills instead of teaching them to "code."
Almost two-thirds of college students still use blogs, mostly to find information, tips, and step-by-step instructions for work, hobbies, DIY projects, and finances.
As educators, we all possess the power of innovation because we can control our own thoughts, feelings, and actions.
Mimi Ito and Justin Reich are releasing a new report "From Good Intentions to Real Outcomes: Equity by Design in Learning Technologies."
The recently released Worldwide Educating for the Future Index urges governments to reevaluate their education systems and provides a blueprint for change.
How might we create the ideal conditions for professional learning and promote conversations about deeper learning and systemic change?
Before citing research or editorials as a rationale to ban technology, we need to question the underlying assumptions that the authors make about student learning.