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Month: February 2013

Teacher Trends from Edudemic

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Digital Learning Day: What is the State of Digital Learning?

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from the recent PBS Learning Media national teacher survey: 9 in 10 teachers have at least one computer in the classroom 6 in 10 have access to an interactive whiteboard 35% of classrooms have tablet and e-reader access, up from 20% a year ago 45% use Web-based educational games or activities in the classroom 43% […]

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Will the new Common Core Standards Subjugate Literature to Information Texts?

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   Teachers are worried as many districts respond to Common Core Standards reducing focus on poetry and novels. But the Common Core specifies literary work and includes poetry and fiction in its standards objectives and exemplar lists. Fiction is falling off the Scope and Sequence due to a lack of time to accommodate given non-fiction works, comprehension […]

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