Tag Archives: Technology

“Kids who ‘own’ their learning are destined to do the most amazing things.” – USA

“Art education programs sit dangerously close to the chopping block during times of financial difficulties.” – USA

“Don’t try too many things at once. Find one thing to do, do it right, and start small. If it is successful, it will grow.” – USA

“The assessment/No Child Left Behind frenzy has left many students thinking that math is about applying formulas and simply getting an answer rather than about problem solving and discovering answers.” – USA

“Students engage in and remember lessons from unique classroom experiences; the old lecture style formats do not work with today’s students.” – USA

“Teachers need to find their own ways to learn and not wait for professional development to come to them.” – USA

“I would like to prevent the over-commercialization of education.” – India

“The biggest obstacle in the US is the single-minded obsession with testing and accountability with little or no effort to help teachers improve.” – USA

“Education needs to be more than about making a living, but about making a life.” – USA

The “Flipped Classroom” starts with one question: what is the best use of my face-to-face class time?

“When you talk about putting an Xbox in the classroom the first thing you think is “you’re putting a video game in the classroom?”- USA

“It’s like science. See what is already known about the problem and then purposefully ‘experiment’ in your class.” – USA

“Kids don’t vote, and parents often don’t have the educations they deserve and don’t know how to change things, so the caretaking of our future is left to the teachers and administrators.” – USA

“Be patient. Through consistent work and cooperation, the positive results are inevitable.” – Macedonia

“Game making is the best activity I can imagine for kids to be involved with – being on a team, working together to make something.” – USA

“One teacher at a time, one lesson at a time, one innovative idea at a time; a transformation is taking place in our schools.” – USA

“Challenges are overcome with the conviction that technology benefits the learning process of the students and their quality of life.” – Argentina

Broaden students’ minds and arouse interest in math through detective games – Greece

“I’m more afraid of mediocrity than I am of failure.” – USA

Effective use of technology is the best opportunity for innovation in education. It “develops the global village concept.” – India