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Generation Beta: For Students, the Future is Now

Generation Beta: For Students, the Future is Now

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eleot™ – Take a Tour

eleot™ – Take a Tour

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Can schemes to inspire tomorrow’s scientists close the poverty attainment gap? Pallavi Amitava Banerjee, The Conversation Pallavi Amitava Banerjee shares her research in response to the many government-backed initiatives put in place to interest more young people interested in STEM subjects. The article provides explanation on the importance of diversity... Read the full article >
Learning in 3D: Making STEM Real

Learning in 3D: Making STEM Real

My six year-old nephew wakes up on a Saturday morning and plays Lego Star Wars on the Wii. He enters the sprawling 3D world of the game. He flies, drives, walks and jumps through it. He interacts with hundreds of objects. He understands scale, importance and each object’s relationship to... Read the full article >
Using Digital Tools to Help Transform Schools

Using Digital Tools to Help Transform Schools

The world changes amazingly quickly and schools need to change, too.  Among ourselves, we educators and policymakers discuss the transformation of schools, recognizing how great the changes in these institutions need to be.  Unfortunately the public does not like the term “transformation,” probably for the same reason many people dislike... Read the full article >
Technology Bringing Professionals and Students Together

Technology Bringing Professionals and Students Together

How can we realistically expect to transition away from a factory model of education when we’re still using factory measurements of success? Although historically students have been evaluated heavily based on their GPA and test scores, a 21st century education can no longer be measured by what begins and ends... Read the full article >
Questions to Guide Technology Integration

Questions to Guide Technology Integration

I asked them several questions, and I have included in this article some that I believe are most important. Some of these questions are adapted from the Principals Technology Leadership Assessment from Castle and others are questions of my own. Some of these questions are for the leader, while others... Read the full article >
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Standards for Quality Digital Learning Institutions AdvancED Each and every day, educators and administrators in digital learning institutions around the world seek new ways to help students reach their greatest potential. These AdvancED Standards for Quality Digital Learning Institutions not only provide the foundation for the AdvancED Accreditation Process, but... Read the full article >
Student-centered Learning Powered by Technology

Student-centered Learning Powered by Technology

Perhaps the most challenging aspect of teaching is effectively reaching all learners. With 20, 30 or even 40 students in their classrooms, elementary teachers have the daunting task of meeting every student right where they are, supporting progress toward grade-level standards and cultivating the development of the whole child. On... Read the full article >
Generation Beta by AdvancED Episode 1: Coding

Generation Beta by AdvancED Episode 1: Coding

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