First Meeting October 20, 2016

LITEEA Come Join Us! First Meeting on: October 20, 2016. PM 4:00 Where: LIHYDRO 3104 Express Drive South Islandia, NY, 11749     LIHydro is New York Metro Area’s Largest Hydroponic Garden Store run by very knowledgeable and helpful brothers Ryan and Eric.  They work well with schools, providing great prices and excepting POs.  […]

Three Lessons Ed-Tech Startups Can Learn From Innovator Sal Khan – The Startup Blog: Ed Tech From the Ground Up – Education Week

I recently watched an interview with Sal Khan, founder of the extremely successful ed-tech non-profit Khan Academy, and he touched upon three ideas that should resonate with ed-tech startups. Source –

What Learning Will Look Like in 2035 – Vander Ark on Innovation – Education Week

We don’t know what learning will look like in 2035 but we can predict a wider variety of approaches and options Source –

District Collaboration Key to Improving Rural Opportunities, Report Says – Rural Education – Education Week

Sharing resources, teachers, and professional development may be the best way for districts to increase opportunity without cost, the report found. Source –

Response: Effective Principals Must ‘Work Collaboratively’ – Classroom Q&A With Larry Ferlazzo – Education Week Teacher

In today’s post, Shawn Blankenship, Pete Hall, Jennifer Hindman, Steven Anderson, and Aubrie Rojee share their suggestions on how principals can mentor teachers. Source –

Districts Experiment With Virtual ‘Work From Home’ Days for Students – Education Week

A growing share of the U.S. labor force works from home, and a handful of tech-savvy school districts in Alabama, Minnesota, and New Jersey have taken note. Source –

Obama Budget Doubles as Policy Document – Education Week

Early education, scaling up promising district work, and socioeconomic integration are among the fiscal 2017 proposal’s highlights. But it faces a skeptical, GOP-controlled Congress. Source –