Where will blending learning take students in the future? Education researcher Julia Freeland Fisher in this commentary offers five ideas, including "more student choice and responsibility for learning" and "personalized learning for every student."
A class of Washington elementary-school students has worked for the past two years to design, build and maintain a garden, sharpening their math, art, technology and science skills. Students expect their first harvest this fall.
Some officials in a New York school district say expanding the day by 70 minutes has brought improvements to students' test scores. In the past three years, schools have taken different approaches -- some schools work with community partners to offer enrichment classes, while teachers at other schools offer eight-week rotations of electives such as engineering.
First-year teachers may be less likely to use technology than educators who have been teaching for 11 years or longer, according to a report from Project Tomorrow. The annual Speak Up survey collected data from 37,000 educators.
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An elementary school in Georgia recently earned the state's first certification as a science, technology, engineering, arts and math school. Students engage in project-based learning, and a teaching artist works with students on cross-curricular lessons.
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has 300 days to submit a report on the federal government's role in education policy. The directive comes under an executive order signed Wednesday by President Donald Trump.
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