Nichole Dobo

A New Challenge as More Schools Go Online: Can Educators Expand Digital Learning to Every Classroom and Home?

School systems – even the most forward thinking – might have a handful of innovative classrooms to show off. But few can show that every classroom is using digital tools to improve students’ learning. It’s a puzzle for school officials who are gathering this week in Washington, D.C., at the annual conference of the Consortium… Read more »

Did You Say Free? Educators Turn to Textbooks That Cost Nothing, as U.S. Department of Education Throws Its Weight Behind Them

The avant-garde of educators on social media went aflutter last week as the U.S. Department of Education announced new developments in its effort to assist schools that embark on plans to ditch old-school textbooks. Emblazoning their social media posts with #GoOpen, teachers, principals, advocacy organizations and trade groups rallied behind what the department described as… Read more »