Schools include all different types of learners, with educators working hard to support their diverse needs, so it’s critical that they have the tools to keep students included, engaged, and informed throughout the learning process. Join Morgan & Tim as they look at a few of the accessibility features built into Chromebooks. Don’t miss an … Continue Reading
Whether you want to bring your students around the world to the Great Barrier Reef, bring a shark into the classroom, or teach them about the microhabitats right behind your school, your Chromebook and the Expeditions app can be your vehicles for creation and exploration. Students can create VR tours using Chromebooks, and view them … Continue Reading
Districts across the country are investing in products meant to provide social-emotional support to students, and their needs are creating new opportunities for companies in curriculum, PD, and other areas.
Some students finish tasks quickly, others slowly. Some understand the concept on the first try, and others need more practice. How can a teacher plan ahead for all these scenarios? In this video, veteran teachers Larry Ferlazzo and Katie Hull Synieski discuss the various strategies they keep in their back pockets for accommodating all types … Continue Reading
Veteran teachers Larry Ferlazzo and Katie Hull Synieski offer tips on differentiating instruction for English-language learners. By using techniques such as pairing up students and enhancing background knowledge, teachers can make a lesson accessible to every student in the class, regardless of language proficiency. “Not everybody will get the same exact text or use the … Continue Reading
Navigating a school system can be challenging for any parent with a child who has special needs. But for military families, that stress is compounded by their lifestyle of repeated moves between school districts that offer varying levels of services. Even in Virginia Beach, Va., which is one of the most military-connected school districts in … Continue Reading
Assistant Managing Editor Debra Viadero talks about the latest turn in education toward performance-based assessment and invites educators to the “Testing for Real-World Performance” summit on Tuesday, February 19, at 1 p.m. In this online event, Education Week journalists and guests will staff online “discussion rooms” on a host of topics, including: the problems and … Continue Reading
Vocational skilling infrastructure is a combination of place, time and money and should be seen to address the trinity of cost, quality and scale in vocational skilling.
English literacy in K12 is at levels much lower than desired. After school, those in search of jobs or seeking to advance their career, desperately desire to acquire spoken English ability. This is easier said than done.
Mechanical engineering is not just a degree, it transforms an individual into an expert who can analyse, create, manage, maintain and offer innovative solutions to improve the overall quality of life.