2018/04/05: Teachers can take a break from menial tasks. AI can help set more realistic student goals. Gaps in the curriculum are clearly identified.
2015/04/07: A slew of policies and technologies promising to dramatically revolutionize teaching and education over the past decade has not only failed to produce desired results, it has also led to a decline in teacher morale, with large numbers leaving the profession.
A recent report for the Alliance for Excellent Education, a policy and advocacy organization, found that about “13% of the nation’s 3.4 million teachers move schools or leave the profession every year.”
How a simplistic, unworkable, and ultimately stifling conception of social justice took over the American college campus.
A report released last year estimates that nearly half of the nation's new teachers quit within five years, a rate of attrition that costs the United States over US$2 billion annually. Each year, in fact
When a legendary mathematician found a mistake in his own work, he embarked on a computer-aided quest to eliminate human error. To succeed, he has to rewrite the century-old rules underlying all of mathematics.
Since NAPLAN, the National Assessment Program - Literacy and Numeracy began in 2008, everyone and their dog has criticised the process. Detractors say teachers are forced to teach to the test, it pits
Are you a teacher? When you are at a party, a wedding or in the pub, and asked: "What do you do for a living?" - what do you say? Why might you lie? Is it too boring? Too complicated? Much too likely to
Now threatening to pressure biology textbook publishers.
Leading entrepreneurs and thought leaders provide a look at the future of education in a short documentary from Ericsson. It discusses how technology is
Fraser mathematics teacher Stephen Hood does up to three hours of extra work after he gets home, but he says it is better than staying at school into the evening.
What happens when you teach students how to lie? Answer: they become better historians. More than a decade ago, back in the days of Web 0.5, a student of mine submitted a generally well-written essay on
When John Golden and I made the Mystery Teacher Theatre 2000 (MTT2K) video we thought 100 or so people might see it. Maybe some of our fo...
This post was written by Randi Weingarten and Louise Rogers Teaching is an extraordinarily complex and challenging enterprise, made eve...
The idea of one computer per student is becoming increasingly common in the Swedish school system. The University of Gothenburg, Sweden, is now conducting several studies on the educational consequences of the so-called 1:1 initiative in a group of Swedish municipalities. 'The teacher is the key to successful use of computers in the classroom,' says Professor Berner Lindstr195182m, scientific director of the studies.
A principal who was loved and adored by all told me she was leaving the profession because " I just can't deal with parents anymore; they are killing us.