Windows 8 App of the Week: Dragon Box
Learn Algebra without breaking a sweat. By turning the rules of math into the rules of the game, DragonBox+ teaches Algebra intuitively.
- “I hope one of the things I can contribute to this world is the opportunity for more children to have access to the best education possible by using technology to extend the reach of great teachers, redesign schools in student-centric ways, and bring the joy back into the learning process.” – Heather Staker, USA
- “For me, the new possibilities for my students are the most rewarding. By using ICT, they can work with their peers from other countries.” – Darko Taleski, Macedonia
- 1-to-1 Learning and the Importance of the Right Technology
- Giving Teachers Feedback: “Our Teachers Deserve Better.” – Bill Gates
- EduTech in K12 Classrooms: What is Working?
Partners in Learning Network
Nominate a hero in education to be interviewed for the blog or submit your blog post!
Inspired by a specific project, mentor, peer, innovative learning or teaching idea? You want to share your unique perspective about education?
Submit your suggestions and nomination for interview at email@example.com
Read More: Partners in Learning Network Hot Topics
“I hope that just by showing up and doing my best and demanding the best of my students that I’m making an impact. I hope my students see the beauty and power of math, and that they become better tinkerers and thinkers and people who are willing to take mental risks.” – Shireen D., USA
“Personally I feel that innovation in education should be defined as making it easier for teachers and students to do the things THEY want to do. These are the innovations that succeed, scale and sustain.” – Rob Abel, USA
“100 percent of the teachers we are training are losing their fear of technology on the first day.” – Maria Delgadillo, Ecuador
“The connections we make as teachers and the collaborations that students are able to get involved in are crucial in students developing international-mindedness.” – Switzerland
“Teachers can only make meaningful changes if they get practical support where it matters most: in the classroom” – USA
“I can’t stress enough the importance of parental involvement. Unless parents reinforce what schools attempt to achieve, little will change” – USA
Narine Baghdasaryan has learned to be creative in finding ways to communicate with her students. Her project, “Blog as a learning environment: Knowledge tests of different disciplines,” which was awarded first prize in last year’s Partners in Learning European Forum, … Continue reading
For Jugoslava Lulic, helping other teachers teach is a life-long mission. An innovative teacher recognized three times in her country’s Creative Schools competition, and by the Innovation Education Forum in Berlin, Lulic’s mission is to support other teachers. She does … Continue reading
For Dr. Kari Stubbs, innovation in education has not been a destination, but a journey. “I spent eleven years as a classroom teacher,” says Stubbs.
“If the future is the undiscovered land, then education is the window through which we see this land.”
Chris Clay, Head of Science Learning, Botany Down Secondary College in Auckland, NZ, isn’t afraid to shake things up. The recent Global Forum Educator Awards first-place winner for his project “Linking Educational Accomplishments to Real-World Needs” believes that teachers need … Continue reading