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.
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May 23, 2013
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.
May 07, 2013
As the nation celebrates National Teacher Appreciation Week, we couldn't think of a better way to honor National Teacher Day than with a paper that highlights the positive impacts that blended learning is having on the teaching profession.
May 03, 2013
Online learning can expand student (and staff) options, grow enrollment, and power blended learning. It shares many critical success factors with traditional education, but different enough that you need to do your homework and develop a good plan. Following is a 10 point district/network guide to online learning.
May 02, 2013
A look at how the World Wide Web changed education--and the world.
May 01, 2013
Nexus Academy, supported by Connections Learning, is a personalized competency-based environment--a great example of a flex blend with lots of extra features. It's worth a visit.
April 24, 2013
How to help more students graduate ready for college and careers? We're exploring the perennial question at the A+ Urban High School Summit in Denver.