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A Look Back: “The Fifteen Tech Tools & Non-Tech Resources I Use Most Often With My Students”

<b>In February, this blog will be celebrating its ten-year anniversary! Leading up to it, I’m re-starting a series I tried to do in the past called “A</b> …

Where to Find Money for Your School’s Edtech Purchases

column | Technology in School<p>Where to Find Money for Your School’s Edtech Purchases<p>By Mary Jo Madda (Columnist)     Nov 21, 2016<p>Shutterstock / MsMaria<p>…

10 Secrets Of Special Education Teachers

"We do it for the smiles, the gains, the tears…"<p>This question was posed to the special education teachers on The Mighty community on Facebook: “What’s one secret about your job you wish the rest of the world knew?” Their answers were honest, heartfelt and gave us some real insight into what their …

Seven Small Towns You Must Visit in the U.S.

Seven reasons to start planning that U.S. road trip, stat.<p>New York City—more specifically the neon insanity around Times Square—may be the most …

Times Square

Researchers Think They Know How to Make Your Brain Learn Like a Kid Again

Make our brains great again.<p>Kids have amazing brains. They can pick up two languages in early childhood just as easily as they can learn one. Early …

The Brain

8 Ways to Use Technology to Engage Students Better

Lessons Learned From Building a Multimillion-Dollar Business From $100

<i>By Diego Orjuela</i><p>My story encapsulates the American dream: I was in debt, started with nothing but $100, and built a multimillion-dollar company. It didn't come easy; it took a lot of blood, sweat and some tears too. In the 16 years it took me to find success, these are the most important lessons I …

Why Mark Zuckerberg is betting millions on this Indian teacher

Indian entrepreneur Byju Raveendran knows the power of a shoutout from Mark Zuckerberg.<p>Not only did the Facebook (FB)CEO recently praise Raveendran's edtech firm BYJU's -- and consequently bring significant buzz to the startup -- Zuckerberg just gave it a very large investment.<p>The Chan-Zuckerberg …

Mark Zuckerberg

Amazon Inspires Teacher Collaboration With Free Lesson Plan Bank

The education market has long been focused on learning resources for students — and rightfully so. The goal of education is to provide students with …

New Classroom Ideas Come from Colleagues

Many schools are providing opportunities and encouraging teachers to observe each other so they can see best practices being modeled and learn from …

Social Media

Modern Learning: 6 Reasons Why Learning Has Changed Forever

<b>Modern Learning Environments: How Learning Has Changed Forever</b><p>There was once a time when you learned primarily while sitting in a room, listening to …

Education Technology

Are MOOCs Key To Ensuring Your Skills Remain Valuable?

Last week I chaired a panel discussion at the EdTechX Summit in London on the skills required in the future workplace, and the panel touched on the crucial role lifelong learning will play if we, and our organizations, are to adapt to the rapidly changing times we find ourselves in.<p>It’s a crucial …

eduClipper - Product Reviews

Platform where teachers and students can search, collect and share educational media<p>Overview<p>EduClipper is a nicely designed web-based tool that …

Education Technology

Comment on This Is the Tech That Will Make Learning as Addictive as Video Games by Booperkit

I agree somewhat. Also stating that it will be free ‘like Google’ is a bit silly too. People pay to access the Internet and for the hardware they use …

38 Community Colleges Launch Entire Degree Programs With Open Educational Resources

Postsecondary Learning<p>38 Community Colleges Launch Entire Degree Programs With Open Educational Resources<p>By Marguerite McNeal     Jun 14, 2016<p>Image …

Higher Education

Meet the People Building a Medieval Castle Without Using Any New Technology

Two hours outside of Paris stands Guédelon, a castle that looks like it’s from the medieval period, but is actually being constructed right now. …

As The Number Of Homeless Students Soars, How Schools Can Serve Them Better

When Caitlin Cheney was living at a campground in Washington state with her mother and younger sister, she would do her homework by the light of the portable toilets, sitting on the concrete.<p>She maintained nearly straight A's even though she had to hitchhike to school, making it there an average of …

8 Books That Will Challenge You As a Teacher (and Learner) This Summer

Last year I wrote a post titled, 100 Books Every Teacher Should Read. I’ve since updated that post once, but wanted to write a separate piece about …

Snapchat Will Pass Twitter and Pinterest In One Key Metric This Year

Messaging app Snapchat will surpass Twitter and Pinterest in the number U.S. users this year, according to a new report from market research firm …

When I Buy Edtech Products, Our Teachers Don’t Use Them… What Do I Do?

column | Technology in School<p>When I Buy Edtech Products, Our Teachers Don’t Use Them… What Do I Do?<p>By Jin-Soo Huh (Columnist)     Jun 8, …

Education Technology

5 Doubts About Data-Driven Schools

Have you ever seen a school data wall?<p>In a struggling Newark, N.J., public school, I've seen bulletin boards showing the test scores of each grade compared with state averages. And in one in affluent Silicon Valley, I've seen smartboards that track individual students' math responses in real …

How One 84-Year-Old Professor Thinks About Tech in the Classroom

• In-depth articles about current issues faced by universities<br>• Data and analysis on the latest higher education trends, statistics, and salaries<br>• Special …

Higher Education

No Giant Leap For Man But Compact AI Is One Small Step For Machine-kind

Human-level artificial intelligence or AI may not be waiting around the corner to say Hi and shake our hands—or demand we hand over our clothes Terminator style—but the technology is making steady incremental improvements of a practical nature.<p>One such advance recently announced by Mitsubishi …

American schools are teaching our kids how to code all wrong

The US Department of Labor projects that one million jobs in computing will go unfilled by 2020. These are good jobs, jobs that would allow economic mobility and great earning potential over the course of a career. We know why these positions aren’t being filled—a lack of skilled candidates.<p>In …

Innovation Economy

Portland schools tried to change how they teach climate change — and ignited a firestorm

This winter, a small group of advocates, teachers, parents and students began meeting each week at a church in Portland, Ore., to figure out how their schools could do a better job of preparing the next generation to fight climate change.<p>Together, they wrote a resolution that, with some changes, …

School Administration

Practical Ed Tech Tip of the Week – 10 Tools for Creating Digital Portfolios

The end of the school year is here or will soon be here for many of us. While it is best to build digital portfolios over the course of a semester or …

Performance pay for teachers will create a culture of fear and isolation

The federal government announced a series of education reforms in the recent budget. One of these was linking pay to performance for teachers. Yet …

Pedagogy

Recruitment lessons: how Japan and Australia attract teachers into rural schools

The National Teaching Service faces an uphill battle to get brilliant educators into unattractive schools – but other countries have made it work<p>I recently spotted new adverts on my Facebook feed asking me to help struggling schools. It’s no surprise – I regularly post about teaching and education, …

Teaching

Strayer University Sees Success With Predictive Analytics in Online Learning

Postsecondary Learning<p>Strayer University Sees Success With Predictive Analytics in Online Learning<p>By Marguerite McNeal     May 20, 2016<p>Image Credit: …

Higher Education

Top 10 Websites for Learning Ethical Hacking Course Online in 2016

In this post, we collect <b>Top 10 Websites to Learn Ethical Hacking Course Online</b> in this year. You don’t need to go anywhere for learning hacking stuff …