Google Education Brings 21st Century Styles to ULS Classrooms

As the computing world moves from stand-alone programs to cloud computing, Google for Educators (informally known as Google education) is providing a platform for this shift to take place in classrooms. The ULS faculty, along with information technology (IT) and learning technology (LT) staff from CRDG, are using this opportunity to explore all the ways [...]

Evaluators Expanding Our Reach into Early Childhood Education

As part of a growing focus on early childhood education, a team of CRDG evaluators collaborated with the University of Hawai‘i’s Center on the Family to help evaluate the quality of early language and literacy instruction in preschool classrooms. They used two major systems for evaluating early childhood school readiness and achievement. The first, the [...]

Innovation in Education

In their presentation at the 2010 Hawai‘i Charter School Administrators’ Conference in Kona, ULS teachers Marybeth Baldwin and Brendan Brennan offered this compelling thought on technology in education: “Up to this point we have been very successful at inadequately preparing our kids for the world we used to live in.” They have been addressing this [...]

The Golden Triangle English Program Builds a Literary Community

Communication links a community. The CRDG English Section continues to build on its work of creating a community of writers, readers, and speakers in the Laboratory School, in the state, and in the world at large through the use of the Performance English program. Developed over many years in the Laboratory School, the Performance English [...]

Professional Development Work in Our Extended Community

Requests for professional development often come from school principals whose teachers identify a need. These requests frequently call for help with problem solving and tasks that promote higher-level thinking for students. CRDG staff traveled around the state and around the world to meet these requests in 2006. The Mathematics Section helped Hōkūlani School with work [...]

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