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'Genius Hour' provides creative learning environment

A Weston school is using a creative approach to spark student learning. Gator Run Elementary ... utilized the "Genius Hour" last year to create hocker, a sport combining hockey and soccer. This go-rou... read more

Why teachers should embrace digital devices in the classroom

France's recent decision to pass a law banning the use of cellphones, tablets and smart watches at school ... devices in their daily lives in order to develop effective ways of integrating them in cla... read more

Why schools should provide one laptop per child

In the United States, the Maine Learning Technology Initiative (MLTI) launched a one-to-one laptop initiative in fall 2002, which made Maine the first state to use technology to ... Chrystalla Mouza f... read more

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Service learning at Williams: Eighth graders help Adams Elementary students

When eighth-grader Kate Paustian is in social studies class at Williams Intermediate School, she leaves her school just after 10 a.m. and crosses Davenport's Division Street to reach Adams Elementary ... read more

Five years in, Kenwood Elementary's coding program doing well

CHAMPAIGN — Walk into a first-grade class at Kenwood Elementary School, and it might appear that students building snowmen on a Smartboard are digitally crafting. But really, they're learning coding . ... read more

Learning coding? Building robots? It’s elementary — elementary school, that is

One of his best projects was a lighthouse with a light that actually spins. He also demonstrated how he could use a Bluetooth ... get kids interested in learning and doing robotics and coding while th... read more

Baltimore County teachers learn to use technology to engage students

The Baltimore County school ... at Cockeysville Middle School. There they had the opportunity to learn about new techniques for engaging students using technology. Whitney Plunkett, 23, a first-grade ... read more

Safeguarding students after the CPS sexual abuse scandal

One of the stories centered on Aaron Williams-Banks, a substitute teacher at Black Magnet Elementary School on the Far South ... shielded within their personal devices and accounts. And students or pa... read more

Evergreen Elementary’s living classroom was labor of love, honors former principal

Evergreen Elementary ... The school is also working with a Whitworth University professor, who is creating activity plans that teachers can use in the space. Students can learn about plants or just si... read more

Is Cursive Dead?

"Is cursive really a 21 st-century skill?" asks one elementary school principal ... Slate's "Human Guinea Pig" joined her daughter in learning the Barchowsky method, a hybrid style of writing that's q... read more

Technology transforms special education at St. Peter elementary school

For example, when Espino is not using the iPad, he might use paper pictures or a laminated sheet with a grid of symbols to communicate. Last year, he carried an iPod around school ... to learn." Devic... read more

Schools Push for More Mobile Devices

The Twin Falls School District wants more mobile computing devices ... Using laptops can come with challenges, such as wireless Internet access. “It will get clogged up and it will start to run really ... read more

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