Monday, May 20, 2013
By Yasmeen Khan
SchoolBook is hosting a forum on STEM education on Tuesday, May 21. Join us any way you can, in person, via our live webstream or on Twitter (hashtag #StemNYC.) To whet your appetite for the topic take a listen to our recent story about the city's efforts to seed science, technology, engineering and math programs in the school system.
Monday, March 18, 2013
A former schools superintendent urges a speedy shift to blended learning models which give students one-on-one time with a computer program followed by a trained teacher who provides support where the students need it most.
Monday, January 07, 2013
By Brigid Bergin : Reporter
The city has launched a challenge to its high-tech sector: help develop programs that engage middle schoolers in math lessons. The competition runs through April; it's being done in coordination with the iZone program.
Thursday, September 20, 2012
Since the iPad’s debut in 2010, there’s been an explosion in touchscreen tablet computers and large-screen smartphones, and that means more people have the option to write on screens with digital pens, or styluses. Will this trend affect the teaching of penmanship, particularly cursive? One market analyst said if the price drops low enough the new gadgets very well may prevent cursive from evaporating like disappearing ink.