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Everyday Education: Using Technology To Foster Community

By the time I got to his office at 9:30 Friday morning, Kevin Smith had already done what some would consider a day's work. The Parkland High School shooting had occurred the day... — Updated 3/5/2018

 

Everyday Education: Sparkling Creativity And Critical Thinking - Rosman, NC

Where would we be without creative people? What would happen to our nation, our world, if there were no more inventors? What if we standardize tested our way into stagnation and... — Updated 10/30/2017

 

STEAMing Along At Brevard Middle School

It's the age of STEAM in Transylvania County! Not steam engines, but Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math. And Brevard Middle School principal Kerry Putnam and Media... — Updated 4/6/2015

 

LearnPads Come To Transylvania County!

LearnPads are coming to Transylvania County elementary schools! All four of the county's fourth and fifth grades will receive classroom carts of LearnPads over the next several... — Updated 2/2/2015

 

Technology: Nurturing Parent And Community Conversations

Perhaps you've "Liked" the Transylvania County Schools' Facebook page, followed the system's Twitter feed, checked the website to see if the grandkids were getting a snow day, or... — Updated 12/1/2014

 

Everyday Education – Teaching Music In The Age Of Technology

Most of us now accept the fact that technology has changed almost everything in our lives, including how teachers teach and students learn. But few of us can imagine how much a belo... — Updated 9/29/2014

 

Everyday Education – Teaching Art In The Age Of Technology

As we add more and more technology into our classrooms, teaching and learning change significantly. Those of us in education like to refer to “authentic learning” as we discuss how tech tools have allowed teachers to plan... — Updated 9/24/2013

 

Juggling Internet Safety Issues With Children

Yes, it’s almost time for our children to return to school, and those of us who have young people in Transylvania County’s middle and high schools will have the privilege and responsibility of keeping our children safe on the... — Updated 7/29/2013 Full story

 

Books? Tech? And? Or?

Today more than ever before, the debate in education is whether or not we still need books. After all, our students in Transylvania County middle and high schools all have their own computers to use throughout the school year, and... — Updated 6/3/2013 Full story

 

Enchance Childrens' Summer Vacation With Technology

In spite of our early springtime cold temperatures, summer will soon be upon us, and with it the possibility of two months of time away from the formal educational environment for most of our students. Many of us have read the... — Updated 4/8/2013 Full story

 

Technology And The 5C’s Aid In Problem Solving – Brevard NC

As you may have seen featured in the Jan. 21, issue of The Transylvania Times, Chromebooks are now moving down into Transylvania County middle schools. All high school students were issued computers either last school year or last... — Updated 2/4/2013

 

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