Learning, Innovation & Tech

May 2011


Robotics in High School: the "Football Culture" Alternative?

CNN Documentary follows 3 Students through a National Robotics Competition Read more

HBO's "Journey into Dyslexia"

"Are these people more visionary, can they see things differently?" Read more

25 Techy Tips for Non-Techies

Great Finds for Teaching, Learning & Creating Read more

Can your Middle Schoolers create their own video games?

Watch: 3-minute video - 5th-8th Graders across the country "create," not "consume" . . . Read more

Teachers "Doing The Flip" To Help Students Become Learners

"The way we were taught is not necessarily the way we should be teaching students." - Stacey Roshan, High School Algebra Teacher, Bullis School, Montgomery County, Md. Read more

Shocking Study: One in 38 Kids Found w/ Autism Spectrum Disorder

"Two-thirds of the children with autism that we ended up identifying were in mainstream schools, unrecognized, untreated . . ." Need socialization and peer engagement skill building. Read more
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