A society’s view of education is simply a reflection of the broader culture. Back when America was far more homogeneous and agrarian, we developed schools that reflected those values and ideals, right down to the calendar we taught kids on.
If you want to learn something new-a foreign language, perhaps-you’ll probably study it by reading and re-reading the same words and phrases over and over until it sticks. But you’ll actually have more luck if you just start testing yourself.
by Krish Kupathil, Mobiliya R = e -t/s where R is retention, T is time and S is strength. A formula detailing a chemical reaction, or the new math behind a social media outreach strategy? Actually, an expression of the ability to remember, discovered by the German psychologist Herman Ebbinghaus.
Since the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation began its Teachers Know Best research project in 2013, the work has been guided by a simple premise: No one knows how technology can and should be used in classrooms better than the teachers who put it to use every day.
When designing projects and lessons at Crellin Elementary, teachers regularly look at school and community needs with the idea of using those needs as real-world catalysts for learning, instead of inventing problems for the kids to solve.
David Cutler High School History, Government and Journalism teacher from Boston Plenty of students may know how to create digital media, but too few know how to produce engaging, high-quality content, the kind that makes them stand out not only to college admission officers, but also to potential employers.
With the amount of content that is shared on the Internet every minute, it’s no surprise that many people feel overwhelmed by the quantity of information out there. This is why content curation is becoming an essential digital literacy skill for teachers and students.
The calendar reminder for a member of the sales team dings: “Work on e-Learning sales module 3” pops up on their phone. The employee sighs: they are thinking that they have so much else to do, so much else on their plate. They are thinking they can’t possibly take the time to work through another module right now.
Shawn Canney English Teacher- PBL American Discourse and Drama and ADE I have been a high school English teacher for 15 years. Every year, I try to do something a little different because I like learning from the process. After teaching AP Literature for a while, I became an AP Reader.