The new education law, Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), mandates equality of education among schools, regardless of race, income, location, disability, language, or background, and builds upon already existing educational foundations. Here’s a summary of what the U.S. Department of Education has published about the law. Be sure to check out their full article here.
American students are averaging 11,700 hours of their lives in school before going to college.
And with this, many teachers are trying to find ways to get them excited to learn. But, what if their lessons are not the cause of their students' lack of engagement?
Makerspaces are becoming more and more popular within schools, providing hands-on experience to students of all disciplines and promoting creative thinking and problem solving. In order for you to maximize the potential of your desired makerspace, it is beneficial to first consider these vital questions while designing the space.
Technology is supposed to revolutionize the classroom experience, and it often does. It is a great tool that educators can use to maximize their impact on their students. However, most teachers can remember a time—or several—where technology has not been as compliant as it was designed to be. This post will explore three commonly encountered challenges regarding technology use in the classroom.