Whether you and your school are considering, starting, or fully implementing a blended learning model, there are several key factors that impact the success of students in a new blended model. While each school’s journey to blended learning is unique, there are some critical decisions that every school must make along the way.
As the focus on standards-readiness grows, we need reassurance that we’re not just teaching students how to pass a test, but also supporting their exploration, creativity and deep understanding of applied knowledge.
What in the garden could possibly be more exciting to students than a tree-ripened nectarine? Fruit trees and orchard-culture bring stability and productivity to the garden, all in a high yielding and low maintenance package.
In this webinar for the Game-Based Learning community, third grade teacher Jim Pike demonstrated Mathcraft, a Common Core Math curriculum centered around the popular video game Minecraft that he developed and has been using with his students over the past year.
In the edWeb.net Blended Learning community’s latest webinar, Dr. Francis (Skip) Fennell and Dr. Tim Hudson discussed important topics in mathematics education. They shared insights about current trends and issues in mathematics education related to curriculum, assessment, and instruction that are applicable in all states and schools.
Dan Levin, President and Founder of EducAide Software, demonstrated how to turn ordinary skills-based questions into the kinds of multi-step questions and tasks which are at the heart of the Common Core math standards. The discussion was practical and based on real-world examples
Founder and CEO of mSchool, Elliot Sanchez, joins Tim Hudson to discuss his approach to leveraging blended Learning, formative assessment, meeting the diverse needs of all students, Common Core State Standards, and digital learning technologies.
Presenter Noel Wall of the Medal of Honor Foundation provided a brief history of the Medal of Honor and its legacy of courage, sacrifice and patriotism. She introduced the free Medal of Honor Character Development Program.
As our nation’s demographics—and student population—change and technologies continue to revolutionize how teachers teach and how students learn, innovative schools are exploring ways to transform their curriculum and prepare students with 21st Century skills.
What’s the best way to get teachers trained and confident in using technology? One school district shares the idea of developing a Technology Academy for teachers, with the goals of infusing more technology into the curriculum and giving teachers access to the most innovative technologies for use in the classroom.