Archive for May, 2016

    Does blended learning spell the end of homework?

    May 27, 2016 | by Clifford Maxwell

    As the disruption of monolithic teacher-led instruction continues to occur, there may be another educational practice that is being transformed along with it, especially for younger students: homework. Blended learning can enhance classroom time for students and teachers in ways that either reduce the need for homework or prompt educators to rethink the use of […]

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    Texas districts are rethinking technology integration

    May 6, 2016 | by Heather Staker

    For the past year, 75 districts and charters in Texas have focused quietly on a vexing puzzle: how to use technology to jumpstart student achievement, but without wasting dollars on unwise technology bets that never pay off? These 75 organizations first confronted the puzzle together last summer, when Raise Your Hand Texas, a privately funded […]

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