edtechmagazine.com - by Shelley Wright Shelley Wright is a learning consultant for Prairie South School Division 210 in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan. Read her blog Wright's Room and follow her on Twitter at @wrightsroom. Learn more about Wright's classroom methods on her YouTube Channel.
When kids can get their lessons from the Internet, what's left for classroom instructors to do? Whenever a college student asks me, a veteran high-school English educator, about the prospects of becoming
peerinstruction.net - Julie Schell Website: http://peerinstructi… Julie Schell is a Director and Assistant Clinical Professor at The University of Texas at Austin. She is also a research associate in the Mazur Group at Harvard University. Follow Julie on twitter @julieschell or at www.julieschell.com
Via Benoit Anger and Thomas Roulet, comes this pretty useful infographic on the increasingly-famous “flipped classroom” model promoted by, among others, Khan Academy’s Sal Khan: (More below.) What’s great
A new study looks at whether or not a college degree can chip away at income disparities. Would better education significantly reduce income inequality in America? No, says recent study from the Brookings
The movement to opt out of nationwide exams is gaining traction—and forcing policymakers to rethink the role of such assessments in public education. Standardized tests have been an integral part of the