LA Unified will allow schools to choose between Apple, Microsoft and Google-based notepad devices as opposed to a one-size-fits-all approach
KPCC’s Larry Mantle interviewed Brandon Martinez for a story titled, “What can LAUSD learn from students’ smart enough to ‘jailbreak’ iPads?”
The Huffington Post published an article by Melora Sundt, Brandon Martinez, Corinne Hyde and Kimberly Ferrario titled, “The Humbling (at First) Experience of Teaching Online.”
Brandon Martinez questioned whether teachers are adequately prepared to use the iPads as a teaching tool.
Faculty News Dean Karen Symms Gallagher was awarded the first Provost’s Prize for Innovation in Educational Practice at USC during the 32nd annual Academic Honors Convocation in April. Gallagher was honored for contributing to the university’s reputation as a pioneer in online learning with USC Rossier’s online degree programs. USC President C. L. Max Nikias, […]
Kimberly Ferrario, Corinne Hyde, Brandon Martinez, and Melora Sundt co-authored an article in LEARNing Landscapes on the lessons learned in transitioning from traditional to blended synchronous and asynchronous online teaching. In their article, “An Honest Account of the Humbling Experience of Learning to Teach Online,” they drew from the experience of more than 120 instructors […]
Brandon Martinez was recently a guest on NPR’s AirTalk program for a segment titled, “Ability grouping and tracking make a return to U.S. schools.” Martinez and Tom Loveless, a Harvard policy professor and Brookings Institute fellow, addressed the pros and cons of ability grouping as well as whether those practices work in the LAUSD. […]
Santa Monica Daily Press interviewed Brandon Martinez for an article titled, “SMC officials look to online education to fill gaps.” Martinez pointed out that online classes need to manage a classroom in a very different way than a traditional teacher. “One of the false assumptions that people have held is that content area expertise translates […]
USC Rossier School of Education was on the road over the last several months, hosting gatherings across the country for alumni and friends.
Getting to know one’s students is perhaps the best benefit of teaching. How could we get to know our students if our contact with them was limited? Turns out 2Tor was ahead of us.