Physically engaging with tangible toys is the best way to take a lesson that is taught on a computer screen and apply it to everyday skills.
By Ladislas de Toldi
August 21st, 2017
With the help of technological tools and toys, children can now engage with worlds that they could have only experienced before in their dreams. However, we must find a way to teach children to utilize these tools to interact with…
The growing use of anywhere, anytime learning is challenging teachers to personalize lessons for each student’s individual needs, test students online and analyze the results instantly, track student progress in real time, and keep both students and parents up-to-date on grades and homework. Having the ability to do all of this within a cloud-based solution that delivers maximum security—without importing or entering data—are the benefits you receive with Jupiter iO—the all-in-one gradebook-LMS-SIS-learning analytics solution!
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.
From implementing the Common Core, to juggling different age groups and skill levels, to delivering high quality instruction in the face of growing class sizes, today’s K-12 math educators face an array of challenges. Many math teachers are turning to digital tools to support them in facing these challenges, but navigating the world of edtech can also be difficult and time consuming.
Tomorrow’s engineers, designers and problem solvers deserve every tool available to build a brilliant future. 3D printing fuels limitless creativity when students get to see, hold and test their ideas in real space.
Bringing 3D printing into the classroom exposes learners to the same cutting-edge technologies they’ll encounter in their careers, giving them a jump-start on tomorrow’s challenges. We invite you to explore the information below to learn how schools across the country are inspiring a new generation of problem solvers by integrating 3D printing into their K-12 curriculum.
McGraw-Hill Education connects decision makers and innovative educators with purposeful technology, bringing together comprehensive teaching tools with proven educational content. Grounded in deep insights into how learning happens, we deliver tools, platforms, and services proven to power performance and achievement. We harness technology and data insights both inside and outside the classroom to ignite the spark between teaching and learning.
This ideal blend of technology, content, and inspiration isn’t a distant dream—with McGraw-Hill Education, you can see it in action today.
Students face a global future when language skills will be critical to career success. Yet, time and resource allocation for language programs has been shrinking while the need for multilingualism only grows. Technology plays an increasingly significant role in how we help language students develop the skills they need to be successful in today’s competitive global workplace. Learn how leveraging technology in the world language classroom can make a transformative impact.
For 25 years Rosetta Stone has provided K-12 educators with language-learning solutions that change their students’ lives. We invite you to explore the information below to see how mixing EdTech with traditional instruction can complement any curriculum.
Nearly one in five new teachers leaves the profession within their first five years on the job—and this high rate of attrition comes at a steep cost for schools—ranging between $4,300 to more than $17,000 per teacher according to one study.
View this quick-read report to learn 10 key strategies school and district leaders can take to support and retain new teachers more effectively.
Guide to Selecting Curriculum to Support Personalized Learning
July 24, 2017
Part 3 of our series on Selecting Curriculum to Support Personalized Learning includes the steps and resources needed to make the right decisions along with valuable insights from district leaders across the country. Learn to make the best choices.
K-12 schools are investing in technologies for higher student achievement, but successful implementations and adoption are critical. Read more to discover best-practice recommendations for the transition to automated workforce management systems.
Managing Absence: As Fundamental as Reading, Writing, and Arithmetic
July 20, 2017
Learn about the true cost of manual absence management and how using an automated absence management solution can help school districts see absence trends to better control costs, improve productivity, and reduce unplanned overtime and burnout.
Teachers need reliable assessment data to guide their instruction and make sure that every child meets rigorous learning standards. But the data they get from a formative or interim assessment is only as good as the quality of the instrument itself. K–12 leaders should look for these five key elements to make sure their assessments are providing accurate information to support high-quality instruction.