Posted in March 2016

Apple Debuts New Education Features for iPad

Apple Debuts New Education Features for iPad

On Monday (3/21/2016) Apple released the latest version of its mobile operating system, iOS 9.3, and with it comes new features for iPad® devices in education. The release aims to open up new and engaging ways of teaching and learning on the iPad. New features include allowing teachers to manage student devices, share work and … Continue reading

Investments in Career and Tech Education Announced

Last week (3/9/2016) The US Department of Education announced their plan to increase support for career and technical education (CTE) courses for students. Education Secretary John B. King Jr., has emphasized the importance for an increase in student access to CTE classes, especially for those who come from more diverse backgrounds. Additionally, he has called … Continue reading

The Benefits of Adding Video to Teacher Evaluations

The Benefits of Adding Video to Teacher Evaluations

A big challenge facing K-12 education today is ensuring that teacher evaluations evolve with available technology in an effective and productive way. In 2012, Miriam Greenberg and the Center for Education Policy Research at Harvard piloted the Best Foot Forward Project to study the impact video could have on teacher evaluation. The project included evaluating … Continue reading