Using technology to connect students around the world can be powerful - IF we push students to go beyond the surface level and ask deep, personal questions. This is a skill that must be honed prior to beginning an online exchange. Here are some tips on how to do it!
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July 30, 2015
July 07, 2015
How do we utilize technology in the classroom to connect students to real-world projects as well as mentors and experts?
June 19, 2015
We've spent the week focusing on the timing for the Elementary and Secondary Education Act reauthorization, as well as appropriations and campaign news. But lots of other federal news happened, too.
June 10, 2015
Leading adaptive platforms like Fishtree and Realizeit, make it easy to create competency-based systems full of little assessment gateways that ensure progress based on demonstrated proficiency. Declara takes a very different approach to personalization, it auto-generates ontologies rather than relying on engineered sequences. Core features include content collections, curation, annotation and measures of content efficacy, and collaboration.
June 02, 2015
Digital learning games that use a mixed-reality element are up to five times more effective than traditional games in producing learning outcomes, a Carnegie Mellon study finds.
June 02, 2015
Most U.S. students don't have the opportunity to come into contact with art, because they either don't have access - or more often, they don't feel like they have access. Here are strategies and free resources to help.
May 28, 2015
How can global education engage students in summer learning?
May 26, 2015
How powerful would it be if every undergrad studying abroad committed to sharing their experience with one classroom back home?
May 12, 2015
The Common Core State Standard require students to conduct original research. Here are resources and project ideas to help!
May 11, 2015
An Education Week Twitter chat explores how digital learning games are being used in the classroom.