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7 Rules For Raising Self-Reliant Children

Jessica Lahey’s highly-anticipated new book, <i>The Gift Of Failure: How The Best Parents Learn To Let Go So Their Children Can Succeed,</i> looks at the unique challenges of child-rearing in current times. Lahey, who is best known for her writing at <i>The Atlantic</i> and <i>The New York Times,</i> is both a parent and …

Parenting

5 Tech Trends That Will Transform Education By 2025

Technology is reshaping how we teach, connecting classrooms and shaking up the fundamental business model of the education industry.<p>The disruptive potential is evident in the flow of capital investment. Venture funding to education tech companies jumped 55 percent last year to $1.87 billion, with …

Higher Education

Importance of pushing digital education: Column

Technology provides tools for students to learn in a way different from past generations.<p>President Obama and Education Secretary Arne Duncan last year issued what has become known as the "digital mandate," challenging schools to adopt digital technology by 2017.<p>While the first year of the mandate …

5 Ways to Inspire Students Through Global Collaboration

Flickr:rwkvisual<p>The Internet has made the world smaller. Teachers can now collaborate with classrooms around the world to expose different culture to …

One way to curtail a wandering mind during class: more testing

You are sitting in a classroom, listening to a lecture. The subject may be something that you find genuinely interesting. But at a certain point, …

Nine Tenets of Passion-Based Learning

By Kimberly Vincent<p>We hear a lot about "passion-based" learning, and although in theory it sounds ideal, there are many factors to consider in …

Computers can't replace real teachers

Tech visionary Steve Jobs understood better than anyone the impulse to believe that technology can solve our most complex societal problems. "Unfortunately it just ain't so," he said. "We need to attack these things at the root, which is people and how much freedom we give people. ... I wish it was …

Teachers' Ultimate Guide to Using Videos

With one <i>billion</i> monthly users (and growing), YouTube's popularity is a pretty clear indication that video is a powerful medium. And kids' unrelenting …

Introducing Mobile Technology Into Your Classroom: Structures and Routines

Be Clear and Consistent<p>Don't take it for granted that your students will know what you're thinking. If you fail to list expectations early, students …