We all know the power technology can have in learning. Youtube is no exception; kids are constantly learning things on YouTube. From how to get past a certain level on a video game to where Johnny Manziel spent his weekend, it’s all on YouTube. 1,249 more words
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Statewide Summer Learning Programs Offer Developmental Advancement
This summer, libraries across the state are offering an innovative summer reading program to young readers. Titled Fizz, Boom, Read!, the program supports the development of reading and literacy skills, while also allowing participants to explore the intersection of science and the humanities. 653 more words
I don’t think any teacher will ever argue that all educators strive to put their students’ best interests first. However, what I may consider in their best interest and another teacher may consider in their best interest may differ. 510 more words
NEW faculty is supporting a drive to draw in high-achieving graduates to teaching – as nearly 1/2 16-year-olds fail their English and maths GCSEs.
The latest statistics show that forty per cent of all 16-year-olds don’t accomplish a grade C in their GCSE English and maths exams, putt British children so much behind their international peers. 403 more words
In our last post, we highlighted Code.org’s on-going research and efforts to promote technology education and computer science in our nation’s schools. In their short film “Code Stars”, which was released in February of 2013, tech moguls and celebrities alike highlight why learning to code is so important for everyone, no matter their age or occupation. 67 more words