SmartBlog on Education marked its first full week, from June 25 to 29, with commentaries from educators and thought leaders, as well as coverage of the International Society for Technology in Education’s annual conference, ISTE 2012.
Here’s what you might have missed.
- “Seeds of change in 21st-century education,” by Adam Bellow
- “While I can’t say with certainty what the next 87-plus years will look like, I feel confident that certain important shifts have begun and will continue so that learners of today are making the most of their educational experiences and the society in which they live.”
- “Modern education leadership from a high-school principal,” by Eric Sheninger
- “Consistent innovation, effective integration of technology, quality professional development and an open mind are all mandatory duties of a modern leader.”
- “GlobalScholar leverages its expertise to focus on 3 core solutions,” by Sean McMahon
- “SmartBlog on Education caught up with Anthony Cross, senior director of product marketing, on the sidelines of the ISTE 2012 conference in San Diego to learn more about GlobalScholar’s new targeted approach.”
- “Becoming a 21st-century elementary principal,” by Peter DeWitt
- “With increased mandates, pressure from high-stakes testing, Common Core State Standards, and teacher and administrator evaluation, the principal’s role is facing more accountability than ever before.”
- “Atomic Learning goes back to school to perfect new product offerings,” by Sean McMahon
- “The design process for Atomic Mobilize got a boost from a 1-to-1 iPad initiative in the Atomic Learning’s hometown of Little Falls, Minn. The local district repurposed all their textbook dollars to buy iPads for students in grades 5-12.”
- “Snapshot of a modern learner,” by Mike Fisher
- “Santos knows where to find information. He does not necessarily discern what information is relevant, and he doesn’t necessarily know what he needs to learn from the information. But he knows where it lives: everywhere.”
- “eInstruction executive discusses new products, EduClick acquisition,” by Sean McMahon
- “Our products allow educators to get a snapshot of how they are doing in a non-threatening environment.”