In an ideal world, there is a place for both. Inquiry-based learning can be effective—but only when strong teacher-directed teaching is in place. This suggests that teachers need to be able to clearly explain ... concepts and students need to have content mastery to fully benefit from inquiry-based learning.
Read about two challenges: (1) making evidence-based decisions about what ed tech products to purchase, and then (2) determining whether these products are working as intended. With the emphasis on accountability in education today, schools need better ways to assess the effect of the resources they buy.
n the past 15 years society has changed at a tremendous pace. As global citizens our ability to access information, connect and collaborate has never been as accessible as it is today. With this change comes new demands and skills necessary to successfully navigate this world of technology. The influence of digital literacy has now become at the center of how we do business. Many educational experts today argue that digital literacy is one of the most important lifelong learning tools for students to develop
Global Leadership Week (GLW) is a weeklong convening of virtual and face to face events designed to celebrate leadership through global action in K20 education. It will take place March 19–23, 2018. GLW is an opportunity for education leaders to learn from one another and share effective principles in leadership, particularly within the context of an interconnected, global age.
GLW is designed for students, teachers, teacher educators, non-profit personnel and those in the corporate world. We seek to empower leaders in these communities. During Global Leadership Week, partner organizations, companies, school districts and individual schools will design and host virtual events to showcase thought leadership on global education. These events will be listed on a GLW calendar posted to our website. Our event hashtag is #globaled18 and you can follow conversations about GLW on Twitter.