Don't Miss THIS! The NPE has released an important report directed at parents who need more information about the value of the time spent on computers and other devices in and out of the classroom. How well do students do when they take courses online vs. courses with face-to-face classmates and teachers? What is online learning’s promise & pitfalls? 'With so much attention focused on online learning, parents MUST be armed with the facts. What does the research tell us about online learning, and what are the different types? It reviews the research literature, which is thin, and warns parents against programs whose sponsors whose primary motive is profit.ALSO, it casts a wary eye towards virtual charter schools, behavioral management apps, & online credit recovery. Additionally, close attention is paid to student privacy issues, which few of the vendors have protected.'
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I began teaching in 1963,; Ba and BS in Education -Brooklyn College. I have the equivalent of 2 additional Master's, mainly in Literacy Studies and Graphic Design. I was the only seventh grade teacher of English from 1990 -1999 at East Side (more...)