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The 2009-2010 school year is almost here, and the H1N1 virus (better known as “Swine Flu”) is still working its way across the country. As students crowd into classrooms and dining halls again for the first time in months, school administrators are taking the risk of a new outbreak very seriously. To help schools minimize […]
Project Tomorrow’s “Learning in the 21st Century: 2009 Trends Update” reports on a survey of over 335,000 students, teachers, school administrators, and parents. According to the report, 44% of middle and high school students selected “online learning as a technology with the greatest positive impact on learning.” Some of the top reasons for using an […]
I have read blogs in which educators make the case that it is perfectly fine for kids in school to fail. After all, the purpose of school is to prepare them for life and life includes failure. I propose a totally different perspective. I think that life sends all of us plenty of opportunities for failure. There is no need to create or stimulate failure experiences for students. The experience of failure in childhood and adolescence can have significant long term effects.