Tag: Delaware

Delaware’s General Assembly Concludes Challenging First Half


July 8th, 2015

On June 30th, the Delaware Legislature concluded the first half of the 148th General Assembly. This year legislators were plagued by a challenging budget cycle with a projected revenue shortfall of $27 million for fiscal year 2016. In terms of education, there were a number of controversial issues considered. As the federal Race to the Top grant...


Recap: Robyn Howton’s EdWeek Webchat

Policy and Practice, Student-Centered Learning

July 2nd, 2015

Last Tuesday, Robyn Howton, Rodel Teacher Council member and English teacher at Mount Pleasant High School in Brandywine School District, together with Wendy Drexler, ISTE Chief Innovation Officer, hosted a live webchat on Education Week to discuss the recent article “Why Technology is not Transforming Education.” Benjamin Herold, who wrote...


Letters from ISTE 2015: Wednesday

News, Student-Centered Learning

July 1st, 2015

ISTE 2015 wraps up today! Here are some great things that we saw and heard in the last 24 hours. Powerful presentation from the founders of EdCamps, which are organic, teacher-driven “unconferences” that have been hosted all over the world. If you’re interested in joining an upcoming EdCamp, consider the upcoming EdCamp Global on July...


Letters from ISTE 2015: Tuesday

Policy and Practice, Student-Centered Learning

June 30th, 2015

Greetings from #ISTE2015! This week, more than 20,000 educators, industry leaders, and general education technology gurus have descended upon the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia for the annual International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Conference. A few of the highlights so far: FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel...