Create Innovation Centers for research and development. Teachers and students will co-design curriculum using emerging technologies with the support of community and partners.
The Challenge In rural and small schools, curriculum offerings may be limited by constraints such as staffing, space, and enrollments. As K–12 budgets continue to tighten, a growing number of school districts are looking at expanding "1 to 1 computing" or introducing "bring your own device" (BYOD) strategies as a way to expand mobile and digital learning—allowing for greater access to interactive digital curricula, electronic ...more »
Much effort and huge resources are invested into producing digital learning material that is rich in multimedia and interactivity. Yet, I believe many of these initiatives are way over produced and neglect the fact that learning mainly takes place inside us rather than in multimedia productions. Today we know, both through experience, learning research and brain research, that active inquiry based learning is very important. ...more »