A superintendent shares his district’s approach to promoting literacy among today’s digital natives through student choice.
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So how can educators find the perfect balance between traditional and digital approaches to better focus their student’s attention? How can they gain back control in a classroom full of devices? It’s easy: by sharing control with their students through…
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Digital transformation is about adopting powerful new ways of teaching and learning at its core, but technology is what enables this shift to occur. Students need devices that can access the web, as well as rich new apps and tools for creating, sharing, and discovering content. And just as important, they need a robust network infrastructure that can support these activities. And thanks to new E-rate and other public funding opportunities, schools have ample opportunity to implement equipment and service upgrades that support and promote digital learning.
Chromebooks—the lightweight laptops that run software from the Internet instead of a local hard drive—have skyrocketed in popularity within the last few years. In the second half of 2014, Chromebooks surpassed iPads as the most popular devices sold to U.S. schools. Why have Chromebooks become so popular in education? What do you need to know before adopting chromebooks in your institution? Explore the information below to learn the greatest benefits and challenges to implementing Chromebooks in education—as well as best practices and keys to success.
Research shows that the time to make the greatest impact in a child’s learning trajectory is in the earliest grades. In fact, children not caught up to their peers by grade three are four times less likely to graduate from high school. Learn how school districts across the country are using research-based software from the Waterford Institute to help close the achievement gap before it becomes an even bigger problem.
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Visual learning allows students to look at problems in different ways and helps them understand abstract concepts. When supported by technologies that encourage interaction and collaboration, visual learning creates a stimulating, engaging environment that is more conducive to learning.
Through the science of learning, we know how students learn best. Now, powerful technologies enable us to apply those lessons effectively in the classroom. When implemented with fidelity by skilled teachers, aided by strong school leadership, success naturally follows.
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