Being an educator means you probably have very little time to read the news during the week. Here’s what piqued our interest at Haiku Learning, and we thought you might be interested in it, too!
An administrator returns to the classroom to teach for one year, trying to understand how to best leverage technology for personalized learning. His five key takeaways are a good read for every edtech administrator.
“Never get too comfortable. Technology changes too fast.” That might be the best advice for all schools but especially those high achieving schools that are used to high test scores and Ivy League school acceptances. This article shows how one school is taking that advice with their new Innovation Lab.
"If you could build a school, what would it look like?” One teacher’s response was having a school designed to give teachers “more time."
Interestingly, one of the most common things we hear from our customers is how Haiku Learning gives them back hours in their day (especially lesson planning on Sundays!). They can easily reuse content from year to year and class to class, spend more time reflecting on grades than actually grading, and communicate more efficiently with students and parents.
As the global economy expands, the need to prepare students for new careers becomes even more important. This article contains practical advice and recommended apps to help your students “communicate on a global scale in multiple modalities while building their 21st century technology skills."
A teacher at a blended learning magnet school discusses how he sets students on "design missions," where they are engaged, solving problems, and "owning" their learning. It's also an interesting read for his take on blended learning versus completely virtual learning.
"Coming Early 2015 from Haiku Learning" - Haiku Learning
Full disclosure: This is our own blog post about upcoming product developments in early 2015. Read to hear about the exciting news!
Subscribe to the Haiku Learning blog to keep up with other news and stories like this from Haiku Learning.