Innovation: Education on Flipboard
By Innovative Ed | Readings on the edge of technology innovation in schools. Curated by the Tarrant Institute.
Comparing achievement in an economics classroom
The flipped classroom is a new teaching method that reverses the traditional homework model. In the …Education
A 1958 illustration of “the push-button classroom” by Radebaugh. (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0)
When we first started our work with the Tarrant Institute I was …Education
Wilton High School senior Cooper Pellaton wearing Google Glass.Thanks to the federally funded Carl D. Perkins grant, Google Glass will be …Google
Google has two distinctly different apps — Maps and Earth — that can handle similar tasks but are used in very different ways.Whereas on the desktop …Google Earth
Encourage critical thinking & discussion with note-taking
I have been excited lately with the potential of using VideoNot.es in blended classrooms to …Education
The most epic Pi Day ever: 3/14/15 9:26:53 am and pm
Larry Shaw, the founder of Pi Day, at the Exploratorium in San Francisco. (CC BY-SA 3.0)
Send your students around the world to tell their stories
These 6th graders found a way to do some digital global storytelling with a green screen and …Storytelling
Tie video game authorship to language learning
Last time we looked at how hidden object games can support language learning, and how to assess …Education
Let language-based video games engage students
ELL students and others who struggle with reading issues feature an uphill battle for skill mastery …Education
Let Google bring the world to your students
Primary sources? Yes please!
As you delve into your various teaching units, why not take your students on a …Art History
In 30 minutes with things you find around a hardware store.
And a fabric store.
You’re gonna have to do a little shopping, is what.
But since even a …DIY
At TechJam this past autumn I was fortunate to run into a number of student groups who were there to show off projects. That forum, and others like …
Whether you use it to navigate the streets or to transform into a digital tourist, Google Maps has become one of the most essential tools on …Google Maps
Making math and music at The Edge
We were lucky enough to get to sit down with three groups of students at Essex Middle School’s Edge Academy just …
Using Lapse It for Android
Students at Saint Francis Xavier school in Winooski used Lapse It, a time lapse camera app to demonstrate the mitosis …
Researchers at the Helsinki Institute for Information Technology, HIIT, developed a new search engine that outperforms current ones.Search Engines
We talk to 3 middle schoolers about project-based learning and creative writing: novels, plays & film-making w/8th graders at The Edge in Essex …
The 7 characteristics of digitally competent teachers, as brought to you by Daily Genius. There may be room for one or two more..
Hear from a trio of 7th graders who are partnering with UVM in building an eco-machine to support food sustainability at their middle school.
The Tarrant Institute's Susan Hennessey shares resources to help you keep your resolution on reflecting in the math classroom year-round.
Making new year's resolutions? Here are some ways to help students with goal-setting for personalized learning.
By D. Frank SmithA new report recommends that schools begin preparing students to think like data scientists at an earlier age.Skills
December 26, 2014
Questioning is the key to critical thinking and through questions students get to explore the deep layers of meanings that would …
Last winter I published a chart that compared the key features of five popular student response platforms. In the nine months since then more student …
The modern classroom is packed with digital technology that can record students’ academic performance in real time, as well as keep track of their attendance, assignments and more. All that data isn't just changing the classroom and the job of teachers. It's changing the role of parents, who are …Classrooms
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New technologies that have sprung up over the years have been adopted by …