Our responsibility as educators is to prepare students for the future. But based on how most schools utilize technology today, current students will be prepared for the past, at best.
Apparently at the Justice Department, information gathering includes an injunction to shut down the program you’re interested in.
For those who argue that the standards are too tough, the BASIS Charter Schools set their goals even higher. Common Core should represent the floor in our schools, not the ceiling.
Fewer than 30 percent of low-income students enrolled in North Carolina public schools are proficient in math and reading.
Kids who master the content of a course – truly master it as measured by a rigorous assessment – shouldn’t have to stay with the pack.
Ohio students have made modest progress the past several years. But that still means that only about 40 percent of fourth- and eighth-grade students are proficient in English and math, according to the National Assessment of Educational Progress.
Last month, Governor Bush and members of the Foundation for Excellence in Education had the opportunity to visit two sensational schools: Nizoni Elementary School in New Mexico and Advanced Technologies Academy (A-Tech) in Nevada.
With digital technology, we can update this antiquated system. Teachers will be able to tailor lessons for each student. And students will be able to move on when ready, no longer restricted solely by how long they’ve been sitting in a chair.
The latest results from 2013 show Florida’s students are not only making significant gains, but are sitting at the top of their class.
I, for one, am incredibly grateful that the Francis family took this risk. I’ll never forget the first day I dropped my oldest son off at ASA.