We’ve been hearing a lot about public education reform lately No Child Left Behind is up for reauthorization and the Race to the Top is one of President Obama’s top policy initiatives.
It is a scenario that I just don’t want to believe because it affirms my (our!) worst impressions of public education for the poor in America.
I hear the term differentiating instruction thrown around all the time, but when I go into schools, I often find there’s not necessarily a whole lot of differentiation going on.
Henrico County is one of the largest and earliest districts to pioneer and implement a one-to-one initiative.
"If the math curriculum wasn't so appalling and the teaching methods so atrocious," people like me wouldn't appreciate people like Vi Hart as much as we do.
During my three years at ISB, one of the best projects I helped develop and facilitate was our Parent Technology Coffee Mornings.
The recent story of teachers who engaged in inappropriate behavior with students using Facebook has gained attention and outcries to ban teachers from “friending” students on Facebook.
What if class was like a game show where the teacher was the host and the students were contestants vying for the coveted prize of knowledge?
Whether you're a teacher or student, you likely are looking for ways to improve your executive functioning skills.
Sir Ken Robinson followed up his 2006 TED talk with another genius speech that captures so much of my thinking and writing here on The Innovative Educator blog.
This post will explore several of the more sensitive issues that prevent real education reform from occurring.
Finding images on the internet for classroom use has been a problem problem for many educators, for reasons such as copyright privileges, inappropriateness, etc.