Teaching

In Honor of Teachers’ Day

How about a round of applause for Mattye and Eleanor? Back in 1944, Mr. Mattye Woodridge, a teacher from Arkansas, began calling for a national day to honor teachers. Then, in 1953, ex-First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt convinced Congress to officially designate such a day for teachers, and in 1985, it evolved into Education Week, set…

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e-learning

E-Learning in Global Education: The Future Is Now

For more than a century, education has followed a timeworn formula — of book learning, rote memorization and lectures, capped by standardized testing to measure student progress. Globally, education systems have failed to change with the times, but there are signs that could be changing. As technology continues to make inroads into the classroom, the…

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