Monthly Archives: October 2011

Trends | No Child Held Back

Here’s a fresh take to an old problem: instead of an emphasize on No Child Left Behind, how about No Child Held Back? What if we focused on helping all children reach their maximum potential instead of just reducing failure rates? That’s exactly … Continue reading

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Trends | iNACOL Standards Revised to Personalize Learning

Barbara Treacy from the Education Development Center (EDC) and Sara Baltunis and Connie Swiderski from the Texas Virtual School Network (TxVSN) took the lead in refreshing the International Association for K-12 Online Learning (iNACOL) National Standards for Quality Online Courses, … Continue reading

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Preparing Modern Students for a Modern College Experience

EDTECH CHALLENGE | by Jesse M. Langley When I was in elementary school, teachers drilled it into my head that I would need to know how to properly fill in bubbles for Scantron tests. After I exhibited some shockingly poor … Continue reading

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Trends | Infographic: Best Education Sites: Schools that Rule the Web

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Interview | Burck Smith: A StraighterLine to Education

Back in 1999, Burck Smith wrote a magazine article describing what education would look like in 2015. Time flies and it’s only four years away. His predictions are coming true, and for good reason: the best way to predict the … Continue reading

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