by Vicki Ogle
Teachers like to use their favorite tools but with teaching methodologies changing, learning requirements increasing, and room configurations vastly different when they return from summer, they have to leave some favorite tools behind.
Teachers on the front lines in the classrooms know that a life working to shepherd and inspire diverse groups of young people is a daily drama with high stakes.
One of the most exciting things for me as a person who works in the education field is to think about all the potential we have for helping students be all they can be. And that only happens best if education is a two-way street. In fact, the word “education” is built on the word “educe,” which means to draw out, or bring out, or elicit. It also means to evolve something from a potential state. And, that is what education does best: it brings out potentials.
by Mike Ribble
For countless years in education, the process of teaching has been largely one-directional. The idea was to have students sit and absorb as much information from the instructor as possible. Then after collecting the information share it back for the test.
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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