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March 2013Technology-Rich Learning
Students First, Not StuffWill Richardson Technologies reframe learning, but educators reimagine schooling.
Flip Your Students’ Learning Aaron Sams and Jonathan BergmannFlipped learning is not about how to use video but about how to use students’ time.
Our Brains Extended Marc Prensky What will humans do with their new enhanced capabilities?
A Bold New Math Class Salman Khan and Elizabeth SlavittKhan Academy offers a student-centric, self-paced learning model.
Virtual Schools: Where’s the Evidence?Patte BarthResearch has not yet established the impact of virtual learning on student achievement.
New Literacies and the Common Core William KistStrategies for learning the fundamentals of reading, writing, and comprehending in the information age.
Navigating Social Networks DeAnna Hamblin and Marilyn J. BartlettA review of individuals’ rights in the unprivate world of social media.
Technology-Rich Schools Up Close Barbara B. Levin and Lynne SchrumLeader support and a project-based curriculum are two hallmarks of successful technology implementation.
The Basics of Blended Instruction Catlin R. Tucker Five tips to ease into blended learning.
Saving Time with Technology Kristine Gullen and Holly Zimmerman Free up your time by using technology to enhance current practice.
Making Best Practices BetterMike DappoloneFrom building a class website to projecting a QR code, these worthwhile activities will enhance most lessons.
Special TopicMore Than Comic Books Bill Boerman-CornellThe text/image format of the graphic novel captivates the imaginations of students.
Columns & Departments
Perspectives/Catching Up with KidsMarge Scherer
Research Says/Evidence on Flipped Classrooms Is Still Coming InBryan Goodwin and Kirsten MillerIncreased interaction and feedback are among the potential benefits.
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Art and Science of Teaching/Ask Yourself: Are Students Engaged? Robert J. MarzanoWhat teachers do in class makes all the difference.
Power Up!/Technology Skills Every Teacher NeedsDoug JohnsonWhich technology practices are effective, and which should be required?
Principal Connection /Principal as Mirror Thomas HoerrHow to help teachers understand how others perceive them.
One to Grow On/From Gadget to GiftCarol Ann TomlinsonAccepting innovation requires a change of mind.
Tell Me About…How Technology Enriched Students’ Learning
ASCD Community in Action
Takeaways /Six Thoughts About Technology
Technology: Moving from No to Yes Larry FerlazzoStrategies for working with tech-reluctant colleagues—and web tools that will entice them.
Before You Buy Those iPads Sally ReadEton Academy shares lessons for integrating iPads at school.
Civic Education in the Online Space Justin ReichWhere students can hash out differences and learn to civilly disagree.
The Kindle Goes to High School Lynn L. RuddA literacy coach says using e-readers has a few challenges but many advantages.
Skyping Their Way Douglas Elmendorf and Shannon HarzarikFrom Baltimore to Hawaii, kindergartners transmit their storybooks and cultures.
Tech Leaders Speak Up About Learning Read what technology leaders say increases learning.
EL Study GuideNaomi ThiersAlso available on iTunes University
Inservice Guest BloggerWill Richardson
Watch This Spot!This month’s video from the DVD Educating English Language Learners: Building Academic Literacies shows how teachers use technology to differentiate instruction for English language learners.
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Watch The InterviewEL columnist Carol Ann Tomlinson talks with EL Editor in Chief Marge Scherer.
Improving classroom discussion begins with transforming the roles of students and teachers. This guide details crucial teaching practices to help students take a leading role in their learning. Filled with tips, strategies, and examples, this guide can show any teacher how to better help students speak and listen to one another in ways that help them make meaning and increase their understanding.