Author: By Vicki Windman March 30,2012
Video modeling is an instructional technique that helps children acquire new skills by viewing, from videotape, behavior that was performed by another individual, and then imitating that behavior.
Author: By Kevin Hogan March 29,2012
The Washington Post recently reported resistance from South Korean schools on the move to a digital curriculum.
Too much of a good thing? This Washington Post piece reports on how one of the most tech-savvy education systems is taking a second look at an all digital curriculum. Worries include:
About one in 12 students between ages 5 and 9, according to a government survey,
is addicted to the Internet, meaning they become anxious or depressed
if they go without access. Some experts suggest a similar problem in the
United States, where between 8 percent and 12 percent of children show
signs of Internet addiction, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics.
A Massachusetts teacher developed a way to use the iPad to allow a severely autistic boy to have his bar mitzvah.
A 17-year-old Indiana high school senior was suspended for his remaining three months in school for using foul language--but not at school.
FRONTROW releases its new touch-screen control panel for EZROOM® AV control systems.
Atomic Learning introduces Atomic Catalyst, instructor-led PD courses that pair online courses with the peer connection of traditional professional development sessions.
Research indicates students who read eight to 10 books over the summer break achieve similar progression as students who participate in a structured summer school program.
Atomic Learning announces the early availability of the new Atomic TechCore solution
For as long as I can remember, I've held the belief that the expression "I don't have time" is a cop-out for people who don't have the courage to say "what you're talking about just isn't that important to me."