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Our technology is playing a vital role in helping educators inspire students and boost achievement. 

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Can Creativity Be Taught?
According to the Future of Jobs Report by the World Economic Forum, creativity is one of the top three most important skills for future workers, along with complex problem solving and critical thinking.   The report notes that by 2020 rapid technological change will make more than a third of the skills considered...
May 31, 2018 11:40 AM ET
Teachers on the New Frontier
For many middle school teachers, taking part in a one-to-one initiative, where every student has a digital device for learning, has led to an existential search. In a technology-driven, student-centered learning environment, what does it mean to be a teacher? Back when many teachers were in training, the role of the teacher was clear: to impart facts to students. Teachers gave lectures at the...
May 17, 2018 11:25 AM ET
The Bigger Picture: Is the Issue the Quality of STEM Education, or the Lack of Access to It?
By Rose Kirk   Earlier this week, I received an email from a colleague with a subject line that startled me, but piqued my curiosity, “Survey: Americans unimpressed with STEM education in public schools.”   It was the headline of a Politico article unveiling a survey conducted by Pew Research Center. I clicked on the link, and the first sentence...
Jan 12, 2018 10:30 AM ET
Meet Tiger Tech: Verizon Innovative Learning Students
A group of 24 students, the Tiger Tech team keeps the school’s technology running smoothly. To see them at work, it’s hard to imagine the team is only four years old, but until 2014, Armstrong had little technology and no access to Wi-Fi. The school was transformed thanks to a Verizon Innovative Learning initiative that provides free tablets, two-year data plans and teacher training to select...
Dec 20, 2017 4:55 PM ET
Meet Tiger Tech: How an Elite Group of Middle Schoolers Became the Tech Teachers
This past September, Alyssa and Skylar stood at the front of the classroom, nervous as they faced their fellow students. It was device rollout day at Neil A. Armstrong Middle School and for the first time as newly assigned “Tiger Techs” they were in charge of teaching their classmates how to log on to — and care for — their tablets. “There’s a lot of responsibility that comes with being...
Dec 19, 2017 4:00 PM ET

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