A new tech platform lets teachersor anyone else, for that mattercreate and share their own interactive lessons or courses.
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July 10, 2013
April 10, 2013
A new technology program allows instructors to track their students' reading progress in digital textbooks.
January 31, 2013
Three finalists for the National Online Teacher of the Year Award were announced yesterday by the Southern Regional Education Board and the International Association for K-12 Online Learning.
January 28, 2013
Comprising videos, customizable assignments and activities, and test-administration functionality, the latest generation of digital textbooks seem, according to those in the know, less like textbooks than entire courses in and of themselves.
January 10, 2013
For most teachers today getting enough student data is no longer a problem. Knowing what to do with all of it is.
December 27, 2012
An educator warns that the centrality of standardized tests in mathparticularly vis-a-vis teacher evaluationsmay reduce the flexibility teachers' need to engage students in the subject.
December 26, 2012
A new research study finds that, when it comes to student growth in mathematics, motivation and effective study skills are more important than sheer intelligence.
December 05, 2012
An Ind. state senator, frustrated by the failure of a bill he introduced to require schools to teach creationism, now has plans to push legislation promoting the lofty-sounding notion of "truth in education."
November 20, 2012
In a SmartBlog post, middle school teacher Mark Barnes argues that homework is at odds with the goals of effective instruction today: This practice of assigning homework, simply because it'[s] something that's always been done, is not only absurd and outdated, it is undermining effective 21st-cen...
September 17, 2012
An interesting NPR story excavates some psychological research from the 1960s showing that teachers' expectations for students can have a profound effect on their intellectual development. Why? In a nutshell, because teachers interact differently with the kids they expect to do better: As [Harvard...