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Pedagogy

Global Education: 21st Century skills

<i>Research has indicated that young people today are likely to have 17 jobs over five different careers after they leave school. Charles Fadel is a</i> …

Pedagogy

Rigor, Grit, Collaboration: Teachers Share Why Buzzwords Don’t Always Inspire

Teachers are no strangers to education jargon. From legal acronyms to the names of edtech trends, there seems to be an unending stream of new …

Pedagogy

3 Small Things Every Person Can Do to Reduce Stress in Their Office

In a world of tight deadlines, it’s no wonder that some of your stress might seep out and affect your colleagues. But — because they’re under pressures of their own — you risk perpetuating a vicious circle, where you mirror and magnify each other’s frenzy.<p>You can’t control their behavior, but you …

Framing

Middle-school girls are pretty good at STEM — so why are there so few women working in those fields?

No one disputes that there is a dearth of women working in some of the nation’s fastest-growing and most lucrative fields, but policy makers, …

Education

Three Charts Show What 'Ghostbusters' Means For Young Girls

The “Ghostbusters” reboot hits theaters Friday, but it’s already stirred up conversations fueled by nostalgia over the original 1984 version. (And by “conversations” we mean “yelling on the internet.”) In its new form, the film presents Leslie Jones, Kate McKinnon, Melissa McCarthy and Kristen Wiig …

Computer Science

Building a Talent Pipeline for Girls in STEM

This past February, I spent time in San Francisco and Silicon Valley, meeting with several top tech firms, to explore how I could leverage my role as a Dean at Columbia University to support talent in the industry. My intention was not to talk about diversity, but it quickly became clear that the …

Education
Women in Tech

Study: Lack Of Confidence In Calculus Deters Women From STEM Fields

(Photo Mikael Miettinen - CC BY 2.0)<p>The study used a national survey of 5,000 college students who enrolled in first-semester calculus.<p>A new study …

Helps Children Show & Share What They Know

How I Use It<p>As an art educator, I find myself utilizing this app constantly with my students to help them explore concepts, explain what they …

Improving Instruction in a Digital World by Eric Sheninger – School Leadership 2.0

The Rigor and Relevance Framework—an action ­oriented continuum that describes putting knowledge to use—gives teachers and administrators a way to …

Pedagogy

16 Things I Love About the 2016 National Education Technology Plan

The 2016 NETP is Packed with Important Ideas, Good Examples, and Smart Partnerships The DOE’s Office of Education Technology recently published the …

Education Technology

12 Awesome Edtech Apps

Tips:<p>Play each Kahoot! set more than once, randomizing the order of questions and answers. This helps students practice and learn.<br>• Let students create …

Education Technology

Periscope: Connecting Classrooms to the World

Periscope for Student Instruction<p>As a digital collaboration tool, Periscope affords the opportunity for students to see the world through the …

Home

Learn how to use technology, common core and reading to create better learning opportunities for your students.

CES

In Conversation with Professor John Hattie

Professor John Hattie - The Politics of Distraction (Part 2)<p><b>You were recently quoted in the Australian Financial Review as saying ‘if your kids are</b> …

Pedagogy

Home

Learn how to use technology, common core and reading to create better learning opportunities for your students.

10 More Digital Citizenship Resources: The Web in the Classroom…Part 4

<i>Welcome to the fourth article in a series devoted to facilitating proper student internet interaction in the classroom. This classroom might be 1 to</i> …

Education Technology

Hour of Code - Coding Resources for Students of All Ages

Hour of Code – Coding Resources for Students of All Ages<p>December 4-10 is Computer Science Education Week. Introduce your students to computer science …

There's a new crop of coding toys for techie tykes

NEW YORK (AP) — Want even your younger kids to join the tech revolution by learning to code? Maybe you should get them a robot — or at least a video game.<p>That's the aim of entrepreneurs behind new coding toys for kids as young as 6. They're spurred by a desire to get children interested in computer …

Kids

Radical Candor — The Surprising Secret to Being a Good Boss

<b>Kim Scott,</b> co-founder of Candor, Inc., has built her career around a simple goal: Creating bullshit-free zones where people love their work and …

7 Apps for Student Creators

There are a handful of dynamic iPad apps that can turn your students into creators. This doesn't happen magically when they launch the apps. Combined …

Education Technology

8 Examples of Transforming Lessons Through the SAMR Cycle

Examples of Applying the SAMR Model can Help Teachers Understand and Embrace it The SAMR Model for integrating technology into teaching, developed by …

The Post
Global Perspectives

The Evolution Continues: The 21st Century Learning Environment

September 25, 2015<p>Dusting the erasers. “Duck and Cover” videos. These images may bring knowing chuckles or eye-rolls to those who knew these …

Education Technology

5-Minute Film Festival: 9 Videos on News Literacy

This excellent video primer from TED-Ed explains how to find and consume your news thoughtfully and with the least chance of being manipulated. Visit …

Teaching