One of the great things about digital learning is the ability to share primary sources directly with students.
Over the last several weeks, news headlines about terrorism have been an unfortunate reminder about the importance of safety.
We can see how this is playing out in violence in Ferguson, Missouri, the Ebola breakout in west Africa or in the executions of the Yadizi people by ISIS.
One of the biggest neglected skills taught is how to search the Web effectively since “everyone knows how to use Google” (or insert another favorite search engine here).
The focus on standardized testing seems to be pushing critical thinking skills out of the forefront except where they can be tested.
Currently, a vast majority of school districts either already have or are planning on implementingsome type of 1:1 program.
Despite recent headlines reporting less-than-stellar 1:1 deployments, mainstream educators seem to be moving towards online learning and 1:1 environments with a new urgency.
One of the issues tied to the renewal of the federal Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA)--more commonly known as NCLB
If your school goes 1:1, do you think secondary students will leave their personal smart phones, iPads and laptops at home simply because we provide them with a tablet?