Scolibri, which won a Europas Award for Best Education startup in January, has taken a slow, steady path before it launches its learning management system product this month. We just did a lot of research at schools on why the schools and teachers don't use tools like Moodle, Lore and EdModo, Honig says.
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Khan announced that it would partner with Idaho schools for a massive trial run.
Human beings are supremely sensitive to context, to the cues we sense in our surroundings, and never more so than when we’re performing.
Psychologist and parent Lynn Schofield Clark did. She writes in the Psychology Today blog that she liked the 18-point contract that a New England mom wrote up for her 13-year-old son, however, as we talked it over in my own family, we felt that, rather than having me as the mom write something up, we wanted to work together on an agreement.
Do you remember a favorite teacher from grade school, who impacted your life? Did he or she unlock the keys to reading or math for you? Here's an infographic that explains why the best teachers are irreplaceable to society, to their schools and their community. The web site BrainTrack organized some of the data on favorite teachers into this useful infographic.
I kept getting misguided advice from day one with Ashford. They wanted me to start right away, even BEFORE they received my transcripts! I was 4 months into the program when they contacted me about how they were not going accept some core classes from HSU, and have me take more GE classes! I was mortified.
Reading a story by the surrealist writer Franz Kafka, or watching a movie by the eccentric filmmaker David Lynch, imposes on us a meaning threat—the uncomfortable feeling that nothing quite makes sense.
Fresh links on the latest in MOOC land: MOOCs get some cred through American Council of Edu, a Coursera/edX smackdown by an MIT student, Clay Shirky says MOOCs are the Napster of EDU.
“After a lifetime here, I find it hard to believe how much experiments, excitement, progress and change are taking place in Washington,” said a veteran D.C. edreformer.