Alexa in the Classroom

Teacher’s Aide or Surveillance Nightmare? Alexa Hits the Classroom By Benjamin Herold on June 26, 2018 4:10 PM For better or worse, a new technology is making its way from consumers’ homes into America’s classrooms: voice-controlled “smart speaker” systems from companies such as Amazon and Google. The internet-enabled devices listen to what users say, send […]

Designing Learning Environments

Learning Environments for Tomorrow Learning Environments for Tomorrow Next Practices for Educators and Architects October 2 – 4, 2018 | On Campus | Request More Information » Building layouts can create opportunities for new relationships among students, staff, and the community. Furniture arrangements in classrooms and hallways can foster planned collaboration and spontaneous informal learning […]

The Occupy Mars International Chess Competition

The Barboza Space Center is training Jr. astronauts, scientists and engineering in the Occupy Mars Learning Adventures Program to play chess.  This will help to keep our minds sharp on the long eight month journey to Mars.    www.BarbozaSpaceCemter.Com How to Play Chess Five Parts:Understanding the Board and PiecesKnowing How to WinPlaying the GameUtilizing StrategyKnowing […]

Can online learning work at the Super School Design Center?

Research is the Key to Building a High-Achieving Online School By Cait Etherington March 30, 2018 1906 0 At least some online schools are not only meeting but far exceeding the achievement levels of students in traditional on-premise schools. Davidson Academy is one of the online K-12 schools demonstrating the potential online schools have to […]

Cabo Verde Youth Need Our Help: The Super School Design Center is Working On A Creative Solution: Identify the leaders and give them a voice

After a recent trip to Bridgewater State University I learned of three dynamic leaders who are working on solutions.  They are going to need our help and we are will to role up our selves.  But first, we must try to understand the problem that needs to be solved.  We have asked Marylou Vachet to […]

Who is assessing global competence?

Assessing global competence LONG READS 16 April 2018 Share Tweet Email Print PISA will assess global competence for the first time ever in 2018. ©Shutterstock/Gumpanat In 2015, 193 countries committed to achieving the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the United Nations – a shared vision of humanity that provides the missing piece of the […]