IAE Blog

Information Age Education (IAE) is an Oregon not-for-profit corporation founded by David Moursund in August 2007. The IAE Blog was started in August 2010.

ICT Integrated into the Discipline Content Areas

There is widespread agreement that we should integrate Information and Communication Technology (ICT) into the everyday school curriculum. There is less agreement about what this means.

 In simple terms, in schooling we have curriculum content, instructional processes, and assessment. This IAE Blog entry focuses on integration of ICT into the content areas of the disciplines we teach in our schools.

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December 2010 Statewide Report on Effectiveness of Teacher Training Programs in Tennessee

I recently encountered the following (free) 366-page report:

Tennessee High Education Commission (12/1/2010). Report card on the effectiveness of teacher training programs. Tennessee State Board of Education. Retrieved 12/8/2010 from http://www.tn.gov/sbe/teacherreportcard2010.htm.

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Hewlett-Packard EdTech Innovators Awards for 2010

This IAE Blog entry is based on the article:

Vanides, J. (November, 2010). 10 Amazing Ed Tech Examples from the 2010 HP EdTech Innovators Awards. Retrieved 12/2/2010 from http://www.guide2digitallearning.com/blog_jim_vanides/10_amazing_ed_tech_examples_2010_hp_edtech_innovators_awards.

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Improving Precollege Math Education: What a University Math Department Can Do

Recently I received an email message that read roughly as follows:

Several of us in our college/university math department are trying to figure out how to undo the harm that is being done in our state by requiring Alg. 1, Geometry, Alg. 2, and some course based on the previous three courses, for ALL HS students.

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