Don’t miss the New York Times’ set of debates and discussions, Schools for Tomorrow, about the potential of technology to transform education. Khan Academy founder, Sal Khan, provides the keynote address, and U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan discusses the role of online learning in public education, including the President’s ConnectED initiative. Panel discussions with education experts and policymakers address the role of technology in leveling the playing field in education, engaging students, and changing what we understand about teaching and learning.
To help educators and parents evaluate the rapidly expanding number of online and print-based educational resources, LearningList.com has just launched with independent reviews and alignment reports of online courses, online instructional resources, and textbooks from a range of providers, including Britannica Digital Learning, Compass Learning, Davis Publications (Discussions4Learning), Edgenuity, Gourmet Learning, Read Naturally Live, and Rock ‘N Learn. Reviews for ORIGO Stepping Stones, Bridges in Mathematics, and STEMscopes science curriculum are coming soon. Learning List will continue to release reviews on an ongoing basis.