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.



March 29,2012

The Washington Post recently reported resistance from South Korean schools on the move to a digital curriculum.



Author: By Kevin Hogan March 29,2012

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
 



March 29,2012

A Massachusetts teacher developed a way to use the iPad to allow a severely autistic boy to have his bar mitzvah.



March 29,2012

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.



March 29,2012

FRONTROW releases its new touch-screen control panel for EZROOM® AV control systems.



March 28,2012

Atomic Learning introduces Atomic Catalyst, instructor-led PD courses that pair online courses with the peer connection of traditional professional development sessions.



March 28,2012

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.



March 28,2012

Atomic Learning announces the early availability of the new Atomic TechCore solution



March 28,2012

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."




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