It’s not about technology!

“Write the following on the blackboard 100 times: Schools don’t want technology Schools want curriculum Schools don’t want technology Schools want curriculum Etc.”      From THE Journal,  In K-12, the New, New Thing is the Old Old Thing: Currriculum  by Cathie Norris, Elliot Soloway Okay, we have certainly gotten past the premise that technology…

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Intensive Math Intervention Program Gets Even Better

We consistently ask the teachers and administrators at our Ascend Math partner schools to tell us how to make Ascend better so we can help students have more success. This has resulted in important improvements including adding interactivity to all video lessons, new conceptual lessons and virtual explorations, plus the dashboards for school, teacher, class…

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Technology that works for Special Ed Students has side benefits

A recent article in Education Dive explores ways in which technology can make invisible the help that special education students receive compared to their general ed counterparts. “There’s some anecdotal evidence that the technology itself, with its multimedia presentation and interactivity, may also make it easier for students with disabilities like autism to digest material…And…

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EdTech Concepts Teachers Should Know About

Educational technology is moving in many different directions, all at the same time. There’s quest-based learning, project-based learning and something called a MOOC?  Confused?  An edtechblogger at Educational Technology and Mobile Learning has put together 12 Buzzing Edtech Concepts Teachers Should Know About. One thing is for certain, it won’t sit still. This list will…

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