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Posts Tagged with: educators

December 11th, 2012

Dr. Jim Lewis A recent BBC article entitled “Downward Mobility Haunts US Education” was a well cited piece authored by BBC education correspondent Sean Coughlan, and provides some disturbing statistics regarding the decline in the US higher education system.  Some of the evidentiary conclusions include: The US is now the only major global economy where the younger generation is not going to be more highly educated then their parents on our present course. The US slipping to…   Read…

November 21st, 2012

Dr. Jim Lewis     The cultural shift only happens when those who have the most impact on our culture … our teachers, are given the right data tools built for them, not for the management and governance level.   Katie Ash, a writer for Education Week and Digital Directions, whose beats include educational technology as well as facilities and transportation, recently wrote about a report emphasizing the importance of building a culture that encourages sharing and use of…   Read…