Tag: personalized learning

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...


Cage-Busting 201: Case Study and Wrap-Up

News, Policy and Practice, Student-Centered Learning

May 19th, 2015

Welcome back—today marks the thrilling conclusion of our cage-busting teacher series! With the release of Rick Hess’ book The Cage-Busting Teacher in April, we’re in the midst of a series spotlighting Rodel Teacher Council members’ reactions to the book. Council members Robyn Howton and Tim Brewer joined me to chat about cage-busting...


Cool for Schoology: 8 Things to Know

News, Policy and Practice, Student-Centered Learning

March 25th, 2015

Earlier this week, the Delaware Department of Education announced a new contract with Schoology, a Learning Management System (LMS) that helps teachers personalize instruction and share lesson plans. Here are eight things you should know about Schoology as the LMS launches statewide. 1. Schoology is already in Delaware—and teachers love...


August 22, 2013

News, Policy and Practice, Postsecondary Success, Student-Centered Learning

August 22nd, 2013

Local News The Newark Post Newark Charter opens high school Patrick Delaney knows he got lucky that Newark Charter School added a high school just as he was finishing eighth grade. Now, rather than head off to a different high school this year, he can finish out his school career at the place where he’s been since third grade. “It was that...