In 2012, U.S. Secretary of Education, Arne Duncan declared: “Over the next few years, textbooks should be obsolete.” As schoolbags decrease in size and paper and pen take a backseat, the questions surrounding the fate of the textbook continue to escalate. “Textbooks offer structured teaching … Continue reading The Fate of the Textbook in the Paperless Classroom
George Couros recently posed the question: “Should Every Educator be an Innovator?” He bluntly offers his one-word response that resonates with most: Yes. Highlighting the need for an innovator’s mindset in every single classroom, Couros brings a crucial topic to our attention. In an era … Continue reading How Important is Classroom Innovation?