Here’s an interesting quote by Tharman Shanmugaratnam, Minister of Education, Singapore. Educators may want to consider it when assembling a case study for explaining the need to let students learn more effectively and efficiently.
To prepare students for a future of relentless change, schools themselves have to be models of innovative practice. We must be alive to new ideas and approaches to teaching and learning. … All it takes is imagination and boldness.
BackPack.NET Centre provides a focus in Singapore for education technology research and development. It offers a significant advantage through the incubation of new ideas.
I don’t know about today. I understand that at least until recently BackPack.NET has been searching unsuccessfully for a U.S. school district to work with them. It’s worth at least talking with them about a partnership with your classroom, school, or district, teachers.