Knowing mathematics means understanding what the operations mean, not just memorizing facts.
World language acquisition is an important component of global competitiveness and competency for today’s students. The latter is necessary for students to thrive in an interconnected world in which college and career readiness increasingly demands cultural fluency and world language fluency.
Game-based learning can cultivate higher-order thinking skills, articulate student choice and voice, and provide multiple paths to learning.
In this month’s New Teacher Help webinar on edWeb.net, persenter Shannon Holden talked about the use of digital portfolios by teachers and students to demonstrate learning. He discussed how digital porfolios are becoming more widely used in the classroom, as students are able to take charge of what they learn and how they present their learning to teachers and parents. Join Shannon Holden as he helps teachers utilize this great new way to get students excited about learning.
In the first PreK – 3 Digital Learning on edWeb.net, presenter Chip Donohue identified common concerns about young children and technology. He highlighted the benefits when educators select, use and integrate technology in ways that support healthy development and early learning.
As online learning opportunities expand and blended learning models continue to evolve, it’s critical to ensure education remains student-centered and focused on key learning goals whether students are in the classroom or using technology.
Providing relevant, timely professional development is a challenge to an administrator. With buzz words abounding and books a bountiful, what do you do when time is tight but content is crucial?