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Are You Cut Out to Teach Online?

Many K-12 students (particularly high schoolers) now experience formal education exclusively in the form of online classes. For others, completing a few online classes before their traditional high school graduation is a requirement. Not surprisingly, controversy surrounds the topic of online learning’s effectiveness. But ready or not, here it comes. As more states and districts […]

Document Cameras Make Teaching Easier

If you have a document camera in your classroom, you probably don’t need to be told just how useful they are or the ways they can revolutionize teaching. For those who don’t have one, however, let me explain. A document camera is basically a combination of digital camera, microscope and overhead projector. While you still […]

This year in STEM

As we’ve noted, the country’s less than favorable showings in math and science standings have led to creative ways to get students interested in those subjects. Here’s a look at some of our favorite STEM stories from 2012: The White House held its second-ever science fair to celebrate students winners of science, technology, engineering and […]