Education


Where the iPad and Education Intersect

In a recent article on the iPad, Apple legend Steve Wozniak has said he intends to purchase three of them. He also mentioned that he thinks the iPad will be “great for students.”...

What Makes A Quality Student?

Earlier this week we posed the question “What Makes A Quality Teacher?” after reflecting on the insightful blog post from Newly Ancient.  One of the comments presented what I found to be an equally important question when judging a teacher, which is judging the quality of the student...

How To Build A Better Teacher

The New York Times Magazine has an excellent piece profiling Doug Lemov, previously a teacher, charter school founder and currently an educational consultant to help teachers become more effective. With so many failed attempts in the past by the government, Lemov took it upon himself to make a change...

Expanding Your Instructional Strategies

The internet’s expanding collection of useful materials for education has just become richer. Take a look at Instructional Strategies Online that includes information across...

Discussion: Cities and Entrepreneurship

This post is part of the Teachers Certification Map’s “discussion series,” a collection of posts featuring highlights and questions around the evolving state of education aimed at enlightening young teachers as they embark on their careers...

Discussion: Making College Relevant

This post is part of the Teachers Certification Map’s “discussion series,” a collection of posts featuring highlights and questions around the evolving state of education aimed at enlightening young teachers as they embark on their careers...