Skate veteran and educator Bill Robertson, also known as "Dr. Skateboard," teaches students who might have otherwise fallen through the cracks about speed, velocity, and momentum at the local skate park.
In 2002, the state of Maine equipped every middle-school student with a computer. The man who launched the program underscores the importance of supporting technology initiatives with teacher development.
Replicating successful programs can be challenging used in a different context. Chris Dede, Professor of Learning Technologies at Harvard's Graduate School of Education, and Microsoft’s US Partners in Learning’s Academic Program Manager Allyson Knox...
Math used to be a struggle for 14-year-old Kathryn, until she fell in love with cars and started a hands-on project to build her own. Now the math matters and makes sense, and a whole new world of learning has opened up for her.