How schools are designing ‘brain-friendly’ classroom spaces
Brain-friendly schools support different learning styles, promote active involvement, incorporate multimedia, recognize the impact of environmental factors such as noise and lighting, build connections to the world outside the classroom, and encourage community accessibility and involvement.
How robots bring homebound Maryland students into the classroom
Since originally being honored in 2017 as a District of Distinction, Anne Arundel County Public Schools has expanded its telepresence robot initiative, increasing the number of units available for homebound students to stay connected to classmates and in-school activities.
DATV: How high schools rev up automotive programs
Repairs that require software updates and wrenches compel career and technical education administrators to buy more expensive tools and technology. And in the coming years, the spread of electric and driverless cars will only put more pressure on educators to keep the curriculum and equipment current.
Tech recycling or refurbishing? Schools must decide on devices
Increasingly, school districts are adopting new approaches to managing the replacement, recycling or refurbishing of outdated equipment. Administrators can follow five best practices to tackle the problem in a practical, sustainable way—while keeping long-term goals in mind.