Education

  • Sand Tables and Tablets

    by - Aug 7, 2013
    My daughter has had access to touch devices since she was 2 years old. Young kids grasp how to use them very quickly with little or no instruction. It seemed sensible to me...
  • Does Tech Improve Writing Skills?

    by - Aug 7, 2013
    78% of 2,462 U. S. middle and high school educators taking a recent online Pew Research Center survey said that digital technologies help students create and express themselves. Furthermore, According to...
  • An Easier Way To Succeed In College Math Courses Today

    If you are ready to pass your college math courses, then follow this 3-P program for math success. Keep each of the three points in mind as you get going: PREPARE,...
  • Audio Reading

    by - Jul 16, 2013
    What is reading? Are we talking traditional books, reading devices, and audio, too? What do you think when someone says listening to a book isn’t reading? Some would answer that only...
  • Collaborative Learning Labs

    by - Jul 16, 2013
    What does collaboration really mean? Collaboration is more than sitting students in a group at a table, device, or poster board with colored markers. There’s nothing new there. Grouping tosses students...
  • From Oregon Trail to CoolStreet

    by - Jul 14, 2013
    The only new thing about gamification is the word. In 1978 when educators were setting up the new Apple II computers in classrooms, they discovered that while their students enjoyed the simple chomping...
  • What is Education Fast Forward?

    by - Jul 14, 2013
    Education Fast Forward (EFF) looks at education problems around the world and  invites and challenges stakeholders from around the world to debate and then take action to solve those problems. EFF...
  • Girls Further Away from Education For All

    by - Jul 12, 2013
    At the World Education Forum 2000 in Dakar, 164 countries, including the United States, signed the United Nations Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) Declaration. That declaration targeted 2015 for six goals, which...
  • STEM Steps

    by - Jul 12, 2013
    If you are familiar with the scientific method, using the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) Process will make sense. The beauty is that this process can easily be adapted for...
  • Touch vs. Play-Doh

    by - Jul 12, 2013
    Is more research about the benefits of young learners touching screens needed? The tactile feedback young learners get from old favorites like Play-Doh seems so obvious. And aren’t the mosaic patterns...