What Works In Education And How Do We Know?

What Works In Education And How Do We Know?

by Terry Heick When measuring success, effectiveness, and performance in education, what are we measuring exactly? Schools, curriculum, teachers, #edtech-when we say these things work or don’t, what do we mean? Grades? Test performance? Literacy levels? Student curiosity? Graduation rates? Enrollment rates? Parental satisfaction? Career readiness? Understanding?

Using Music And Rhythm To Help Kids With Grammar And Language

Using Music And Rhythm To Help Kids With Grammar And Language

Reyna Gordon was an aspiring opera singer fresh out of college when she began contemplating the questions that would eventually define her career. “I moved to Italy when I finished my bachelor of music, and I started to take more linguistic classes and to think about language in the brain, and music in the brain,” she says.

What Is The Internet Of Things — A Complete Beginner’s Guide In 2017

What Is The Internet Of Things — A Complete Beginner’s Guide In 2017

Amazon Echo. FitBit. Even your coffee pot. While you might be thinking “one of these things is not like the other,” they are all examples of the Internet of Things (IoT). They are all everyday objects that can be connected to the internet and be recognized by other devices and contribute info to a database.

Making Education the Foundation for our Innovation Economy

Making Education the Foundation for our Innovation Economy

Over the past few weeks I have had the good fortune to spend a lot of time with teachers and administrators of schools and school boards around the province (including my recent keynote to OPSOA). I’ve been passionate about the critical role educators play in helping us shape our Innovation Economy and preparing our future workforce for a digital world.

Collaboration, Cooperation, Integration

Collaboration, Cooperation, Integration

Collaboration, cooperation, integration. Valuable concepts in education and in social organisations where people need to work together to achieve goals. Neither new nor original, though today, with wider approaches of how to actually achieve these processes. In the classroom, ClanEd (which I already have mentioned here ) is a valuable tool for both teachers and learners, regardless of subject matter or level.