Raymond Cree Middle School teacher Nichi Avina has been developing new lesson plans based on the Next Generation Science Standards. SANDEN TOTTEN / KPCC
In 2013, the California State Board of Education… 130 more words
Elizabeth Forward senior Tyler Wachs built a canoe in the school’s new FABLab, which allowed him to design the canoe on a computer that then cut the pieces for him. 95 more words
Corinthian Colleges have been forced to close their “doors.”
As I reported in this blog several years ago, the Washington Post Corporation, which had derived between 50% and 60% of its annual profits from its ownership share of Kaplan University quietly sold off its stock just ahead of the formal release of the Harkin Report which signaled the bursting of the online for-profit “bubble.” 550 more words
The rapid and constant pace of change in technology is creating both opportunities and challenges for schools.
The opportunities include greater access to rich, multimedia content, the increasing use of online coursetaking to offer classes not otherwise available, the widespread availability of mobile computing devices that can access the Internet, the expanding role of social networking tools for learning and professional development, and the growing interest in the power of digital games for more personalized learning. 193 more words