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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EduTech

Blockchain for Students | How the Tech Behind Cryptocurrency Can Improve Education

In this second decade of the 21st century, more K-12 students are utilizing technology to help maximize their time in the classroom.  According to a MidAmerica Nazarene University survey, 66 percent of teachers say education technology (ed-tech) makes students more productive, 60% suggest ed-tech provides more intellectual stimulation and 82 percent believe tech tools have…

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EduTech

Education Analytics | Using Data for Personalized Learning

Around the world, teachers and learning specialists are starting to advocate for personalized learning or individualized education, in which class materials and projects are targeted to address the unique strengths and weaknesses of each student. Supporters of personalized education say that that old industrial-age, lecture-based instruction is starting to fail our students — and that…

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