Tag: HMH Fuse Pilot Project
Halfway through a year-long pilot study using iPads instead of textbooks, a San Francisco eighth grade algebra class is showing signs of every teacher’s dream: the spark of engagement in her students’ eyes.
Jeannetta Mitchell, a veteran teacher with 20 years of experience, is encouraged by what she sees so far. “This is not a magic wand,” she says. “This just makes it more fun for them to learn. Nobody’s just sitting there writing down the answer, saying ‘I don’t know how I got there.’ They know how they got there.”
During my visit to her class last Friday, it was apparent that she was a big part of the reason they understood those problems (continue reading…)