Why Worrying About Screen Time Might Be The Wrong Approach -

Why Worrying About Screen Time Might Be The Wrong Approach -

Why Worrying About Screen Time Might Be The Wrong Approach Just the phrase tightens the chests of well-intentioned (and helicoptering) parents everywhere. Concerns range from...

Ban Smartphones in School? Why Not Just Disable Apps, Startup Says - EdSurge News

Ban Smartphones in School? Why Not Just Disable Apps, Startup Says - EdSurge News

France has banned them outright. Ontario restricts their use in all but a handful of cases. And in some places, they’re locked up in pouches to keep them out of kids’...

How assistive technology is changing special education - The Tech Edvocate

How assistive technology is changing special education - The Tech Edvocate

**The Edvocate is pleased to publish guest posts as way to fuel important conversations surrounding P-20 education in America. The opinions contained within guest posts are...

How New Models are Preparing Students for the Future of Work | Getting Smart

How New Models are Preparing Students for the Future of Work | Getting Smart

Today’s students will be an integral part of tomorrow’s workforce. This statement is no truer now than it was 20 years ago, or in 1980, 1960, 1940 or 1920. Yet the...

Where Did All These Teen Activists Come From?

Where Did All These Teen Activists Come From?

Where Did All These Teen Activists Come From? Where Did All These Teen Activists Come From? Play-Button-Solid Ana Ostrovsky at the San Francisco climate strike.  (Courtesy Alice...

Common Sense Survey: Homework Gets More Digital for Teens and Tweens - EdSurge News

Common Sense Survey: Homework Gets More Digital for Teens and Tweens - EdSurge News

Common Sense is weighing in on kids’ use of media in a detailed new report this week. But the takeaways for educators and the edtech industry are most obvious in the sections on...

How To Talk To Kids About Climate Change

How To Talk To Kids About Climate Change

A few months ago, I was standing at the sink in the kitchen. Suddenly my daughter, who's seven, said, "You're lucky you got to have your adulthood before the planet was...

Tap the Transformative Power of Stories to Build a Kinder World - EdSurge News

Tap the Transformative Power of Stories to Build a Kinder World - EdSurge News

As teachers and librarians, we know that a truly great story has transformative powers. The words take us to new places, expose us to different people, and give us experiences...

Why Deeply Diving Into Content Could Be the Key to Reading Comprehension

Why Deeply Diving Into Content Could Be the Key to Reading Comprehension

Why Deeply Diving Into Content Could Be the Key to Reading Comprehension  (Courtesy of Allison Shelley/ The Verbatim Agency for American Education: Images of Teachers and...

Can Design Thinking Help Schools Find New Solutions to Old Problems?

Can Design Thinking Help Schools Find New Solutions to Old Problems?

Can Design Thinking Help Schools Find New Solutions to Old Problems? Copy Link  (iStock) Principal Kamar Samuels had a problem: how to reach the most disaffected students at...

​Anticipating and Addressing Challenges With Technology in Developmental Education - EdSurge News

​Anticipating and Addressing Challenges With Technology in Developmental Education - EdSurge News

Colleges and universities in the United States are increasingly integrating technology into developmental education programs, which are designed to bring underprepared students...

Developing Students’ Ability to Give and Take Effective Feedback

Developing Students’ Ability to Give and Take Effective Feedback

Teaching Strategies Developing Students’ Ability to Give and Take Effective Feedback Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window) When Emerie Lukas was hired to develop and...