Ensuring Good Online Research Skills

Ensuring good online research skills can be tricky with today’s ever-more crowded and noisy internet. While, “Don’t rely on Wikipedia,” and “Look for primary sources,” are good advice, it’s not enough. For many of us, Google is the go-to first stop in any internet...

Can Predictive Analytics Really Change Education?

Researchers are delving into the important question which asks can predictive analytics really change education?  As predictive analytics grows in popularity, K-12 districts are working together with universities and businesses at a faster pace, using advanced methods...

How To Teach Students About Online Research

Having students learn how to find the right information quickly and efficiently online is an important responsibility of 21st-century teaching, educator Terry Heick writes in this blog post. Heick describes how search engines, such as Google, work and explains the...

Research Shows Many Teachers Are New To The Classroom

Teachers now are more likely than ever to be young and new to the profession, according to recent research. Some say there are benefits that come with a younger teaching force, including an increased familiarity with technology. “They’re going to have...