We have seen how technology is transforming and redefining classrooms all around the world, but the math classroom feels left out. There is a place for technology in our math classrooms. Let’s change our “calculation math” classrooms to a world of investigation, collaboration and problem solving.
Did you know that if nothing changes, this generation of children will be the first in 200 years whose life expectancy may be shorter than that of their parents? Why? Could it be that we live in an age when family stability is crumbling, children are not eating healthy and yet adopting a sedentary lifestyle, and the media is filled with inappropriate language and explicit violence? What can we, as educators, do to make a definitive difference?
Feel overwhelmed? Pulled in too many directions? Supposed to be in more than one place at once? Try video instruction! In this webinar, educators shared their experiences with using video as an instructional tool.
Art builds 21st century readiness and develops the 4C’s: Creativity, Critical Thinking, Communication, and Collaboration skills. In the kickoff webinar for the new edWeb.net community, Champion Creativity, participants explored what creativity means and how to use the Creative Cycle in common, everyday experiences.
What is the relationship between physical space, technology, and learning? What kinds of spaces can leverage technology and support the kinds of learning we want to happen? Bill Selak and Ilsa Dohmen from Hillbrook School shared how to create dynamic learning spaces where teachers and students can collaborate, learn together, and work together.
What exactly is involved in writing grant applications? Who should be writing them? Where do you find out about available grant sources? How hard is it? Can you do it? If any of these questions sound familiar, then you have much in common with anyone who has ever submitted a grant application.
The importance of the direct involvement of parents in the education of children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) has been widely recognized. Project ImPACT is an evidenced-based parent-training curriculum that has been used to improve children with ASD’s social communication skills.