Recent blog posts by Editor

Last week brought reports of a decrease in the rate of childhood obesity in preschoolers.  According to data released Tuesday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, obesity in preschoolers dropped by 43 percent between 2003-2004 and 2011-2012, from 14 percent of children to 8 percent.
Childhood Obesity: Celebrating Successes and Pressing On
Last week brought reports of a decrease in the rate of childhood obesity in preschoolers. According to data released Tuesday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, obesity in preschoolers dropped by 43 percent between 2003-2004 and 2011-2012, from 14 percent of children to 8 percent.
The problem teachers face with ed tech tools is that they are being asked to use them with little to no relevant teacher training. They are expected to effectively use these tools to interpret insights from the data to help their students- but they lack the knowledge needed to do so.
Support for Teacher Training is a High Priority
The problem teachers face with ed tech tools is that they are being asked to use them with little to no relevant teacher training. They are expected to effectively use these tools to interpret insights from the data to help their students- but they lack the knowledge needed to do so.