Show and Tell with the Active Learner - Blackboard Blog
Q: How do you engage today’s active learner? A: Use an image! As you prepare to go back to school, we thought we’d share some important data about just how much students retain. The bad news – it’s just a fraction! The good news – visual aids can dramatically increase the fraction! Take a look… […]
Infographic: Growing Up With Technology | Getting Smart
Technology is transforming today's educational landscape, reaching children's fingers before they reach their shoes. According to the infographic below from LearnStuff.com, 70% of children between the ages of 2-5 can use a computer mouse, while only 11% can tie their own shoes. Today's generation is growing up with technology, proving to reject traditional beliefs about how people learn. 90% of students think tablets help them study more efficiently, and cause them to read 1.5 more books…
Dav Pilkey PSA: Reading Gives You Superpowers | 2012
Dav Pilkey, the creator of the Captain Underpants series, explains how Reading Gives You Superpowers! http://www.pilkey.com and http://www.scholastic.com/cap...
While Michigan keeps 'fall babies' home, California schools create a new grade
“Transitional kindergarten” will open this August in many California districts for children who turn 5 between Sept. 1 and Dec. 2. A new Michigan law keeps those students home.