Digital citizenship is one of the hottest topics in education today. As technology has proliferated in schools and beyond, questions about the correct ways to use that technology have…
It’s not uncommon for educators to be asked every few years to take on a new initiative or approach to teaching. Often, these initiatives focus on change at a surface level without substantially addressing the underlying assumptions that have created and sustained the existing…
This post originally appeared on the Hope Street Group blog on Aug. 28, 2018. Hope Street Group works to ensure that every American has access to tools and options leading to economic recovery. …
Yes, even teachers make mistakes. I know because I’m one of those imperfect teachers. I’ve taught students of all ability levels, and I’m the parent of three amazing children who, like my students, have very different capacities for learning. As director of instruction and digital media at a 1:1…
Working in the nation’s second largest school district requires the collaboration and calibration of thousands of students, teachers and administrators. With the adoption of the refreshed ISTE Standards for Students,…
Wanted: Rogue planet believed to be hiding at the edge of the solar system. Cold, faint and hard to spot. Reward for information leading to its discovery includes the chance to contribute to a new field of science.
“It’s a huge opportunity for education,” says Dr. Marc Kuchner, a NASA…
Topics: STEM & STEAM
Kids can spend hours watching the clouds sail by, hunting for pictures in their turrets, wisps and streaks. They instinctively turn to the cloudscape to fuel their imaginations.
What they may not realize, however, is that they’re also doing science.
From star observations to weather patterns to species populations, scientists across the globe are generating data at an astonishing rate.
Topics: professional learning
The ISTE Standards for Educators challenge teachers to become leaders, creators and facilitators.
Standard 2: “Leader” encourages educators to model for colleagues the identification,…