Articles about education


5 Reasons to Use the Google Classroom Mobile App

Last updated: 12/15/2018

I’ve been a Google Classroom stan for years. I am still impressed by this relatively simple tool as it grows and evolves. This is especially true of the Google Classroom mobile a

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'Sesame Street' Muppet is first to experience homelessness

Last updated: 12/15/2018

Meet Lily, a muppet facing growing concern: national hunger Now, "Lily is the first Muppet we've created whose storyline includes that she is experiencing homelessness," said Sherr

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Shortage of Special Educators Adds to Classroom Pressures

Last updated: 12/09/2018

The number of special education teachers nationally has dropped by more than 17 percent over the past decade, a worrisome trend in a career path that has seen chronic shortages for

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World Disability Day: Time to rethink disability in education

Last updated: 12/08/2018

On the occasion of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, two new reports by Education International shed light on students and teachers with disabilities, their strug

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World Disability Day: Time to rethink disability in education

Last updated: 12/08/2018

On the occasion of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, two new reports by Education International shed light on students and teachers with disabilities, their strug

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A Washington Post Discussion about Education

Last updated: 12/06/2018

I will be in Washington, D.C., on Thursday for a “discussion” about education. I put the scare quotes around discussion because the schedule is jam-packed, and there won’t be

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Session 11 – The Essential Skills of the Ideal 21st Century Educator

Last updated: 12/06/2018

Session Title: What are the primary / essential skills of the ideal 21st century educator and how can we achieve that? Session Summary We decided that a 21C educator needs a set o

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Online Education Connecting Learners to Enterprising Teachers Worldwide - Getting Smart

Last updated: 12/06/2018

Universities began putting their courses online in the form of “Massively Open Online Courses” (MOOCs) about a decade ago, with the idea of making a wide range of high-quality

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How Teens are Learning Crucial ‘Soft Skills’ Before Their Internships Start

Last updated: 12/03/2018

As the labor market tightens, businesses are on the hunt, looking to fill jobs with young people coming out of schools and colleges. While there’s been a lot of talk about the de

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Two Case Studies: How Connected Educators Can Transform Schools

Last updated: 11/30/2018

Hupp was uniquely positioned for the job since he’d worked as both a social studies teacher in the district. But he says it still took time for teachers to feel comfortable with

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