In 2013, more people will access the Internet on their mobile devices than on desktops or laptops. In what has become an annual tradition, we are posting some of our favorite apps for learning. by Honor Moorman and Heather Singmaster Computers and, later, Web 2.0 have changed the way young people ...
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June 08, 2013
June 05, 2013
Taking full advantage of personal digital learning requires the ability to compare measures of academic progress in different blended school settings. As noted two weeks ago, it's time for the next big advance in digital learning: comparable growth measures.
June 03, 2013
After an extensive review process, three products that support writing instruction have been selected to participate in fall trials in seventh grade classrooms coast to coast -- Criterion from ETS, PEGWriting from Measurement Incorporated, and Pearson's WriteToLearn.
May 28, 2013
Use technology to engage students in a global collaboration project.
May 27, 2013
In his February state of the district speech, Houston superintendent Terry Grier pitched the idea of giving every high school student a laptop. "This is a way of transforming what and how we teach," Grier told the school board in April.
May 23, 2013
Children's literature about the world and its cultures compels young minds to investigate ways of life and thinking that can be different—or quite similar—to their own. It offers important perspectives as students build basic literacy skills.
May 22, 2013
Recognition that "games can provide challenging experiences that incorporate effective learning principles and sustained engagement," led Dr. Kristy Goodwin of Macquarie University to study what she calls Digital Games Based Learning (DGBL) as an emerging pedagogy.
May 21, 2013
The Helmsley Charitable Trust will provide $2.2 million to Khan Academy, known for providing online instructional videos, to develop content and tools to meet the common core math standards.
May 11, 2013
The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting employs innovative, nontraditional techniques in two complementary worlds: journalism and education. Understand some of the digital tools they use--and get inspired to involve students in world events.
May 08, 2013
A WestEd study released this week confirmed gains tracked by schools using the innovative ST Math program from MIND Research Institute. More than 1,700 schools use the supplemental math games.