Is Handwriting Obsolete?

With the advent of the keyboard, handwriting has become an issue of great debate between scholars, educators, and concerned parents. Many believe that writing has become an obsolete skill that has become unnecessary – especially when the written word can…

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When a Digital Divide is a Human Deficit

With so many public and private sector technology resources increasingly funneled into our neediest schools and communities it is easy to believe that the digital divide has been reduced to a hairline crack in the educational landscape. Thanks in part…

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Teaching Writing in Common Core

Teaching Writing in Common Core

While students typically learn to read and write in English Language Arts classes, they must be able to apply the acquired skills in all coursework in order to meet the Common Core State Standards and be college and career ready;…

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Virtual Lab

Virtual and Remote Laboratories

Virtual and Remote Laboratories are designed to make physical science laboratory more easily available to learners remotely via the web. Schools that don’t have access to specialized teachers and high quality physical labs can still offer students stellar content and…

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Personal Learning Environment

Personal Learning Environments:
Trend or Emerging Learning Technology?

Today there is clearly a focus on raising standards and improving the performance of all students, including personalized learning. Personal Learning Environments give students ownership of their learning experience encouraging them to embrace educational goals, opportunities and activities. Since the inception…

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