Archives for December 2, 2010

  1. The Hub’s K-5 Video Contest

    The Hub, Discovery’s new children’s channel for kids and families has a digital storytelling contest for K-5 students that will be judged in 2 divisions: K-2 & 3-5. The December 18th deadline is rapidly approaching, but The Hub is providing a framework and resources to get you started. This could be a great way to […]

  2. Beyond School 2.0 with Chris Lehmann

    Social media has profoundly changed nearly every facet of society from government to commerce to dating and friendship. Despite incredible societal change, K-12 education has remained largely unchanged. Every day, students leave their smartphones and laptops at the schoolhouse door. As a result, students, parents and teachers feel a powerful disconnect between the time students […]

  3. When to Hold – When to Fold? Schools have to be willing to let go of practices that aren’t working.

    Perhaps the crux of success or failure of American education is for leaders to know which practices to hold on to, which ones to discard and how to significantly improve execution of effective research-based practices, as times change. ~ J Eck, 1/27/10 MASA Conference A lot of classroom, building and district wide practices aren’t working […]