All Posts by: María Isabel Bautista

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http://www.nytimes.com/2013/11/14/technology/personaltech/with-apps-children-can-play-the-game-of-math.html?ref=education&_r=1&   My 5-year-old son recently explained to my 3-year-old son that they were two years apart. Three years old plus 2 years old equals 5 years old, he explained.   I was hugely proud of his reasoning and math skills. He hasn’t learned them exclusively at school. His math learning has happened, in part,…

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By Maribel Alvarez Mouro Much has been said about the education mediated by Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) , but in our day and many institutions are supported and navigate between distance and semi presentiality . The fusion of generations which are immersed in an interesting journey, the digital natives and digital immigrants (Prensky ,…

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Lawmakers in Utah recently mandated that school districts allow high school students to take online courses from state-approved providers. In Florida, large districts must give students online-course options from at least three different providers. Recent legislation in Georgia altered the funding structure for students who take virtual courses; the action provides an incentive for districts…

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Reading is key to success in school, but one third of Florida’s third grade students struggle with this basic skill and cannot read at minimally proficient levels. To address this problem, ReadingPals, a statewide, three-year initiative sponsored by United Way, is being launched to engage, encourage and enhance early literacy among pre-kindergarten through third grade…

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