An article examining a pretty typical-sounding 14 year-old girl's relationship with technology makes useful reading for middle and high school school teachers.
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May 28, 2013
May 08, 2013
In a Slate article, Annie Murphy Paul describes the growing concern, backed by new research, that students retain less when they engage in media multitasking during learning.
April 10, 2013
A new technology program allows instructors to track their students' reading progress in digital textbooks.
April 08, 2013
As more districts and schools move to blended- and online-learning models, will students collaborate less, and thus be less innovative?
March 16, 2013
"Blended learning is definitely divisive right now," said panelist Tiffany Della Vedova, head of the preparatory division at The Mandell School, an independent school in New York. "It's pitched as blended learning equals Khan academy or flipped classrooms. But it's balance that's important."
February 04, 2013
A new survey from PBS LearningMedia finds that U.S. teachers are hungry for classroom technologyespecially interactive tablets and whiteboardsand are generally positive about the ways technology can affect student learning.
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 24, 2013
Monica Burns offers what amounts to a classroom teacher's ode to QR ("quick response") codes, in this Edutopia blog post.
January 22, 2013
Teacher Bill Ferriter argues that the use of terms "digital natives" and "digital immigrants" has "done more harm than good" in education.