If presentations are not done right, they could lead to boring, mind wandering time wasters, where the message doesn’t really get through properly. But, help is available in the form of great online tools that’ll help you create engaging presentations, whether you’re a student or a teacher. Keep their attention, get your message across, and […]
The question was simple: “I was wondering what your perception is of other Arabs. Thank you.” But it elicited a powerful discussion. The girl who asked it was a high school student from Egypt. She and her classmates were talking with students from Israel through a moderated videoconference taking place online. Her question hung in […]
Today, Pearson announced key findings of its “Digital appetite vs. what’s on the table: Student attitudes toward digital course materials in 2016” survey of learners, educators and administrators. The survey revealed that educators see benefits for their students who have shifted to digital course materials and see this shift to digital as important to solving […]
We live in a world where everyone is always connected to their internet, thanks to their mobile phones and laptops. It’s hard to think of a time when you won’t be connected to the net at all. It’s not surprising, then, that more and more employees prefer web based training over other benefits in their […]
STEM learning is a necessary discipline that hasn’t been fully adopted into American curriculum. Think about it – when we were young we learned basic math and language arts. Why? Because being able to communicate would be important as adults, being able to calculate would be important as adults. They started us young because those […]
It’s no secret that mobile technology is redefining the way we do many things, from communicating with family and friends to how we function in the workplace. Especially in the classroom, mobile technology is being adapted at growing rates. According to The Journal, one-third of U.S. students use school-issued mobile devices, with 33% of high […]
Educators who are looking to teach students how to be effective in the modern world must learn to embrace technology in their instruction.
Internet browsers are not just research tools to today’s student. Using only a web browser, students can interact with teacher, other students, and curriculum in so many ways.
When students in a core course aren’t doing well, it’s time for a radical change.
The release of ReadWorks’ “Article-a-Day” reading comprehension curriculum follows a pilot that led to a significant rise in reading scores.