New York, NY (PRWEB) April 09, 2012
Digital Teaching Platforms: Customizing Classroom Learning for Each Student is now available for purchase.
In this book, editors Chris Dede and John Richards gather key research on the development of digital learning, moving the debate to a broad view of how digital teaching platforms can provide solutions to current classroom challenges. The Harvard researchers identify and describe this new, comprehensive technology solution, which gives educators a 360-degree view of student achievement, personalized learning opportunities, and classroom effectiveness. Time To Know is the first digital teaching platform on the market.
Digital Teaching Platforms: Customizing Classroom Learning for Each Student
Edited By: Chris Dede and John Richards
Available: April 6, 2012
Available at store.tcpress.com, amazon.com and barnesandnoble.com
In an online interview, Dede and Richards discuss their book, and the revolutionary effect of digital teaching platforms. In the interview, Richards says “This is the first time (with digital teaching platforms) that we’ve taken the role of the teacher seriously in software. We’ve tried to figure out how to make a classroom more interactive and more open, as opposed to making the assumption that the computer is going to carry the pedagogy, and it just can’t do that. It really needs the teacher as the mentor, and as the person who can guide open-ended inquiry.”
About the Authors
Chris Dede, Ph.D., is Wirth Professor in Learning Technologies at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. His fields of scholarship include emerging technologies, policy and leadership. Harvard named Dede an outstanding teacher in 2007. He is a fellow of the American Educational Research Association and has edited and co-edited several books.
John Richards, Ph.D., is President of Consulting Services for Education, Inc. and an adjunct faculty member of the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Richards has extensive experience in business development, strategic planning, market research, and developing and launching award-winning products in the K-20 market.
About Time To Know
The Digital Teaching Platform from Time To Know is a complete cloud-based learning and teaching solution including core curriculum. In addition to the Digital Teaching Platform, Time To Know includes comprehensive professional learning and technology support to maximize teacher effectiveness and student achievement. The Time To Know math and language arts curriculum is fully aligned to the Common Core Standards as well as the New York State and Texas standards. Time To Know is implemented in 150 classrooms in Texas and New York, with additional international installations. It is also used in New York City's Innovation Zone (iZone) program. For more information, please visit http://www.timetoknow.com or call 888.559.6560. Follow us on Twitter and Facebook.