The U.S. Department of Education published this 114-page plan on March 5, 2010.
The Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium’s Technology Strategy Framework and System Requirements Specifications provide minimum hardware specifications and basic bandwidth calculations that allow U.S. schools and districts to evaluate which of their existing computers will support the administration of the assessment system...
This document was prepared by the Career Readiness Partner Council, a broad-based coalition of U.S. education, policy, business, and philanthropic organizations that strives to forward a more comprehensive vision for what it means to be career ready. The Council hopes this...
This framework from the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium guides translation of math assessments for English-language learners (ELLs). In addition to addressing the diverse linguistics backgrounds of ELLs, the framework proposes several translation accommodations options and makes recommendations for successfully implementing...
This information sheet showcases the MacArthur Foundation’s Digital Media and Learning initiative, launched in 2006 to explore how digital media are changing the way young people learn, socialize, communicate, and play. Since 2006, MacArthur has awarded grants totaling more than $100 million for research, development of innovative...
March 18, 2010
March 16, 2010
A presentation on the role of business partners in the governance of UK and international schools. Soon to include audio commentary.
March 1, 2010
February 28, 2010
This is the script of a talk I gave at the conference This Learning Life 2 held at Bristol,UK.It concerns my interest in developing the skill of question asking for learners.
February 10, 2010
The Orange City School District in Ohio has developed this policy document regarding the use of electronic equipment.
February 9, 2010
The Orange City School District in Ohio has implemented this policy document for wireless communication devices in their schools.
January 27, 2010
Learn how technology in the classroom does not just improve the way children learn, it allows teachers and students to do things they have never done before. (6 page document)
January 10, 2010
In 2009 an international project was launched to research and develop new approaches, methods and technologies for measuring the success of 21st century teaching and learning in classrooms around the world. The project is sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc., Intel Corporation and Microsoft Corp.