I’ve decided to try putting together an online collection of reports and studies that examine the use of education and instructional technologies, and how effectively they have been used to improve learning outcomes. I’ve had this thought from time to time, and last week I came across a couple articles that reminded me of the idea, and I’m ready to get…Continue
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Happy summer everyone! Public schools are out and the summer has really kicked in. Some of you may be on vacation, and some may be involved with summer camps and summer schools. It never hurts to combine fun and relaxation with creative and productive learning. If you can find just 10 minutes a day for your kids to do some math, it would help them remember the things they have learned, and would make the next school year easier. Also, if your kids are a bit behind on any math…Continue
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This is Gul Destici from Izmir-Turkey. I have been teaching English to teenagers from all levels of proficiency in my country.After 16 years of experience, believe I still need to learn many things relating to the field we are working in, .I would like to start by opening a discussion on the following subject=
What do you think the role of L1 in teaching a second/foreign language should be?
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By Meris Stansbury, Associate Editor, eSchoolNews
In what could be a huge sign of change in how students learn, New York City Public Schools has begun implementation of communication and collaboration software from ePals and Microsoft—education technology tools that not only will connect students to other classrooms across the world but also will connect teachers to parents, regardless of the language they…Continue
I'd like us to say more about robust teaching/learning with the implicit question always being: how might this proven entity be done better with IT? See other examples of robust prescriptive teaching methods at:
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dataMetrics Software is pleased to announce that we…Continue
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Note: This post was originally posted on Edutopia-Igniting Innovation in Education through Collaboration#edchat's "small sparks"
Keith Sawyer, author of the book…Continue
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Being able to learn a language online is a nice example of the many types of solutions that today’s education technology makes possible.
I want to start learning Spanish so I can help my sons use it more at home – they both take Spanish in school, and would benefit from the practice. My goal this week is to search out…Continue
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According to the National Center for Education Statistics 25% of all schools, nationwide, are private, serving 11% of all students. In recent public statements, Texas public educators show their dismissive, if not outright contempt for private schooling. So entrenched is this attitude that most in the Texas public school establishment don't realize the glaring bias.
The latest case in point was in the El Paso area, where seventeen Canutillo High School seniors who failed the…Continue
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