On the fast track to digital citizenship with WeVideo Essentials

Allison Recker for Schools, Schools (K-12) Leave a Comment

Promoting good digital citizenship is a widely held goal in education, but as WeVideo Ambassador Bruce Reicher, points out, “sometimes people confuse it with online safety, which is only one of nine components of digital citizenship.” WeVideo sat down with Reicher, a technology broadcasting teacher in Upper Saddle River, NJ  to learn more about his digital citizenship unit. Reicher explained, …

Teach Less, Learn More

Robert Puffer News & Features

We Americans have a great deal to learn from Asia, as they have demonstrated by adopting our technologies and integrating them into their daily lives. In Singapore, when I am on public transport, it is the exception that someone is sitting without some device attached – texting, chatting, watching a drama, or playing some game. Technology has become an essential …

Project-Based Learning in Singapore

Atanas Bakalov for Schools, Schools (K-12) Leave a Comment

Operating under the motto “diligent in study and practice,” the Bukit Panjang Government High School (BPGHS) is among the top-ranked schools in Singapore, a country which itself vies for the number one spot on OECD’s prestigious PISA exam.  Though critical thinking is often touted as the cornerstone of Western education, explosive economic growth, and smart policymaking have propelled many countries in …