The end of summer is approaching and that means family vacations are wrapping up, and students and teachers will be heading back to school. I vividly recall preparing for the new school year when I was middle school social studies teacher Excited and re-energized for the coming year, I also
“Preparing more than 50 million students with the knowledge and skills to succeed in college and careers is the greatest moral and economic challenge of our era.” So reads a new bi-partisan report on digital learning. Digital Learning Now! is a call to action for governors and state education leaders.
With much talk both on a local and national level regarding the need to change our educational system, it is important to solicit feedback and ideas from all who have a stake in ensuring that our students receive a top-notch education that will prepare them for social, academic and economic
Education, and more specifically the topic of workforce development, was key committee discussion this weekend at the Annual Meeting of National Governors Association in Biloxi, MS. Chaired by Governor Heineman (NE), the education committee discussed the critical need in our country to retrain workers for 21st century jobs as well
My job allows me to travel around the country visiting different schools and speaking to teachers and students about their use of technology in the classroom. What I hear and see concerns me. The “technology” I see being utilized as part of instruction in traditional brick and mortar classrooms amounts