Busy week? We’re here to help. Here’s our roundup of top educational stories from the past seven days:
Despite Education Secretary Betsy DeVos praising it as a model for the nation, the K-12 education system in Florida is in chaos. Valerie Strauss has more via the Washington Post.
Is digital nativism a myth? Studies show that younger generations use technology in the same ways as older people — and are no better at multitasking.
Refusing to be passive learners, Generation Z is shaping higher education in ways that go beyond just a greater dependence on technology.
EdSurge shares their comprehensive list of events and conferences in education technology happening across the US and beyond.
Dr. Melanie Morgan discusses how to cope with language barriers when communicating with parents in multilingual school districts.
“Soft skills” are anything but soft. edCircuit shares four ways to provide support for 21st-century problem-solving skills.
“I think people are pulling back and beginning to see the need for a greater reciprocity between different cultures and ways of living. And it’s desperately important that we should do that.” Dr. Rod Berger and Sir Ken Robinson continue their discussion on the current state and relevance of global education.