It’s been said that research shows people remember 10% of what they hear, 20% of what they read, and 80% of what they see. We took that advice to heart and, made registering our Access Technology products even easier for educators with a series of short videos.
In 1982, The US Department of Education created The National Blue Ribbon Program, a celebration of high standards in which schools in each state are honored for their excellence. There are numerous criteria for a school to be honored, and a lot of public schools are up for consideration. No more than six may be chosen, however.
If you’ve ever read a description of how knights in shining armor got ready for a crusade, it reminds me a little of teachers preparing for the new school year.
It often seems education gets a bad reputation in the news. If you wanted to take a “glass is half empty” view, you might only see endless headlines and broadcasts focusing on the negative; budget cuts, teacher strikes, criticisms about shifting higher education standards-- the list goes on.
With our experience around the globe, working with educators who use our products, we get to hear stories daily that illustrate how teaching and learning in foreign countries can be very like, and quite unlike education in the U.S. Read how people in other countries are strengthening the teacher-student connection by leveraging classroom technology.
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