WASHINGTON, D.C. – A Chicago school board member embroiled in controversy over her investments in companies that do business with the district received a standing ovation and a “Friend of the Education Industry” award Thursday at an education technology conference. Deborah Quazzo, founder and managing partner of GSV Advisors, a venture capital firm, earned the… Read more »
Should we automate some parts of a teacher’s day?
You’ve heard of the flipped classroom. Now comes the flipped conference. And, appropriately, it is being planned for those who want to learn more about blended learning. Blended Learning Newsletter This story is a preview of our weekly Blended Learning email newsletter. You can read the whole newsletter or sign up below. About 300 educators… Read more »
What happens when 14-year-olds have a say in the school day?
TAMIAMI, Fla. – As the end of the class period nears, students in an algebra class silently solve problems on a four-minute quiz. Later that day, two math teachers review every answer on these quizzes. They aren’t grading the papers. They are detectives. They’re combing through each pencil stroke, searching for clues. For each incorrect… Read more »